|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1873|
|Death: ||Oct. 15, 1947|
Born in Richwoods Twp. Son of James & Harriett (Humason) Keller, husband of Olive Campbell, m. Oct 6, 1897. Buried Oct 15, 1947.
N. H. Kellar, 74, Well Known Area Man, Passes
Norman H. Kellar, 74, well known to residents of the Wyoming and Dunlap communities and the father of Elliot R. Kellar of Wyoming, passed away Sunday afternoon at 1:45 o'clock at Seven Oak sanitarium in Princeville following an illness of two years duration. Until the last few years he had operated a farm near Alta.
Born in Richwoods township, Peoria county April 5, 1873, he was the son of James G. and Harriett Humanson Kellar and a grandson of John and Hester Frye Kellar, who had settled in this area in the 1830's. He was a nephew of Rev. Isaac Kellar, first pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Princeville.
Mr. Kellar was a graduate of Peoria high school and also attended Brown's Business college in Peoria. He was married October 6, 1897 to Olive M. Campbell at Alta.
He served several years on the Peoria county board of supervisors, was a member of the Dunlap board of education from 1916 to 1933 and was a trustee and elder of the Alta Presbyterian church. He served also as a director of the Alta Farm elevator and was a director of the Dewey rural school district. Highly regarded by all who knew him, he was a man of modest and kindly nature.
Besides his widow and son Elliot of Wyoming he is survived by two sons, Horace C. Kellar of Burlington, Ia., and Irving N. Kellar of Edelstein; three daughters, Mrs. Abigail Shaw of Dunlap, Mrs. Florence Heinz of Brimfield, and Mrs. Lois I Shupe of RR2 Peoria; a brother, John G. Kellar of Bethesda, Md.; a sister, Mrs. George Perkins of Walnut, and several grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock in the Tretheway funeral home at Princeville with Rev. Richard Chase, pastor of Princeville Presbyterian church in charge. Burial was in Prospect cemetery at Dunlap.
James Gilbert Kellar (1844 - 1928)
Harriet Calista Humason Kellar (1846 - 1901)
Olive M Campbell Kellar (1877 - 1959)
Baby Son Kellar (____ - 1908)*
Esther Clara Kellar (1899 - 1938)*
Abigail Kellar Shaw (1901 - 1973)*
Horace C Kellar (1903 - 1973)*
Florence Elizabeth Kellar Heinz (1905 - 1995)*
Lois I. Kellar Shupe (1909 - 1999)*
Oliver James Kellar (1911 - 1920)*
John G. Kellar (1871 - 1947)*
Norman Humason Kellar (1873 - 1947)
Charles E Kellar (1881 - 1881)*
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Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Oct 13, 2007
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