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 Bessie Rose <I>Szopenske</I> Keller

Bessie Rose Szopenske Keller

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Death 19 May 1976 (aged 80)
Marshall County, Kansas, USA
Burial Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100125041 · View Source
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Frankfort, Kansas, Index
Thursday, May 27, 1976

Bessie R. Keller, 80, Frankfort, Kansas died
at Community Memorial Hospital on May 19,
1976 of Lupus Erythematosis, a progressive
disease of unknown origin. She had been a
patient there since February 8, 1976.

Services were conducted May 21, 1976 at the
Frieden's Church at Home City, Kansas with
Pastor Charles L. Hanson officiating.

Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery,
Frankfort, Kansas.

Bessie was born March 7, 1896 in Warsaw,
Poland, the daughter of August and Mary
Szopenske. She came to America as a very
small baby and spent her childhood in
Pennsylvania and Missouri; later coming to
Kansas where she met her husband Ed Keller.

Ed and Bessie were married February 6, 1918,
and shared fifty-seven years together. They
were the parents of three sons and two

Preceding her in death were her husband, her
parents, three sisters, Mary, Martha, and
Agnes, and one brother, Andy.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. James J.
(LaVerne) Smith, Waverly, Illinois, and Mrs.
Lester (Lorene) Shearer, Frankfort, Kansas,
three sons, Edward Keller, Seneca, Kansas,
Virgil Keller, Wamego, Kansas, and Wallace
Keller, Houston, Texas; one sister Mrs. Stella
Thompson, Jackson, Missouri, nineteen grand
Children and fourteen great grandchildren.

Bessie was confirmed and was a member of
The Frieden's Church.

Pallbearers were Kenneth Tilley, Clifton
Keller, Joe Robinson, Tracy Stewart,
Leonard Keller and Clarence Johnson.

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Married Feb 6, 1918 to Edward Keller




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100125041
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Rose Szopenske Keller (7 Mar 1896–19 May 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100125041, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mike (contributor 47959536) .