|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1948|
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 2013|
Kurt Charles Keller, 65, was born April 11, 1948 in Des Moines, to Milton Keller and Jean (Davis) Keller. He passed away November 4, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.
Kurt graduated from East High School in 1967 and attended Drake University where he received a bachelor's degree in both mathematics and music. Kurt proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. As a 45 year member, Kurt was one of three people in the Midwest region certified to work on Nuclear Power Houses as a high pressure welder for the Plumber and Steamfitters Union Local 33. In 2003, he retired from Taylor Industries. Kurt had a passion for music, playing the bass and lead guitar. Throughout his career in music he was a member of many bands including The Princemen, Jerry Reno and the Electric Company, The Train, Travelin', and most recently, Lucky Jax. Kurt was inducted into the Iowa Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.
Kurt is survived by his loving wife, Debra; children, Christopher Keller, Jammie Keller, Windy Keller, Joseph Keller, Andy (Kerri) Minor; grandson, Dawson and Sawyer Minor; sister, Debbie (Jerry) Starett; his loving dog, Topper; and many other family and beloved friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Matthew Keller; and brother, Van Keller.
Jean F. Davis Keller (1924 - 2012)
Created by: Mike
Record added: Nov 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119872619
God bless you Kurt. From a 1948 East High School graduate.|
Beverly Smith Harker
Added: Nov. 6, 2013