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Valton Lawrence Keltner
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1896
Death: Mar. 27, 1980

== Published ==

Who's Who in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma published about 1927, page 64

V. L. Keltner - Partner Keltner & Sons Grocery and Meat Market; born Sulphur Springs, Texas, June 15, 1896. Educated at Maxwell and Ada Public Schools. Married Grace Dike Nov 1925; member Methodist Church, 32nd Mason, Guthrie, OK; been a resident of Pottawatomie County since 1923; been in grocery store business in Wanette since 1922; was in World War, entering service Aug 5, 1918, discharged Apr 19, 1919; in training four months in San Francisco and 6 months in New York City.

== Newspaper article ==

28 Mar 1928 Ada Weekly News (Ada, Okla.)

Valton Keltner and wife and little son Edgar, were the guests of Mr. & Mrs. Mack Fleming Sunday. The Keltners live in Wanette.

== Obituary ==

Services for Valton L. Keltner, 83, Ada, will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of the Wanette Cemetery, where burial will be. The Rev. Jim Adams will conduct the rites.

Mr. Keltner died Thursday, March 27, 1980 in a local hospital.

He was born, June 15, 1896, in Sulphur Springs, Texas to Edgar Lee and Effie Ophelia Atkins Keltner and had lived in this area since 1898.

Mr. Keltner was a retired butcher and a member of the First United Methodist church in Wanette. He was a veteran of World War I., having served in the United States Army.

He and Grace E. Dike were married in Shawnee on Nov. 25, 1925.

Survivors include his wife, Grace, of the home; one son, Edgar G. Keltner, Ada; one brother, Norman R. Keltner, Wichita, Kansas; one granddaughter and two great-grandsons.

Smiths Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edgar Lee Keltner (1870 - 1934)
  Effie Ophelia Atkins Keltner (1879 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Elizabeth Dike Keltner (1900 - 1997)
 
 Children:
  Edgar George Keltner (1927 - 2007)*
 
 Sibling:
  Valton Lawrence Keltner (1896 - 1980)
  Norman R Keltner (1899 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CPL, US Army, WW I
 
Note: Flat Bronze Plaque
 
Burial:
Wanette Cemetery
Wanette
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Lot 527 Block 23, N 1/2 foot, Plot owner: V. L. Keltner
 
Created by: Mindy
Record added: Oct 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12059344
Valton Lawrence Keltner
Added by: Mindy
 
Valton Lawrence Keltner
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Valton Lawrence Keltner
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