James A. "Jim" Keller 63 of Nokomis passed away Friday (Good Friday), April 19, 2019 at 4:38 a.m. in Pana Community Hospital.
Jim the son of Thomas E. Keller and Mary Lou O'Malley Keller was born September 9, 1955 in Hillsboro, Illinois.
He married Wendy A. Wareham November 13, 1976 in St. Louis Catholic Church Nokomis, IL. She survives as do daughters Melissa Beth (Blake) Engelman of Nokomis, Ashlee Nicole (Jared) Peno of Glen Carbon, and son James Michael (Samantha) Keller of Hillsboro, Ill., grandchildren Garrett, Griffin and Gwynn Engelman, Aubrey, Jackson and Austin Peno, and baby Keller on the way, sisters Kathy Keller of Nokomis, Linda (David) Schmitt of Satellite Beach, Fla., brothers Gary Keller of Swansea, Ill., Vince (Polly) Keller of New Land N.C.
Jim was a banker at First National Bank of Nokomis and a life long member of St. Louis Catholic Church of Nokomis. He graduated from Nokomis Schools. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the N.R.A.
Funeral mass is scheduled on Tuesday April 23, 2019 at 10:30 am in St. Louis Catholic Church, Nokomis, visitation will be in the church Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Nokomis.