CPL Harold Paul “Pie” Keller

CPL Harold Paul “Pie” Keller

Birth
Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA
Death 13 Mar 1979 (aged 57)
Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA
Plot Row B Lot 4 Space 2
Memorial ID 17178561 · View Source
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Married: Ruby M. Keller 2 March 1944.
Parents of: Ken, Wayne & Kay.

CPL. U.S. MARINE CORPS, WORLD WAR II.

Harold “Pie” Paul Keller, son of Byron Paul Keller and Ruth Hendrickson Keller Belland, was born on August 3, 1921, near Brooklyn, Iowa. He received his education in the Brooklyn School graduating from the Brooklyn High School. Mr. Keller served with the United States Marine Corps from January 6, 1942 to September 19, 1945.
He was united in marriage to Ruby O’Halloran in the home of her parents near Hartwick, Iowa, on March 2, 1944.
A life-long resident of Brooklyn, Iowa, Mr. Keller was employed by Dean Montgomery Surge service for the past twelve years.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Francis Gallagher American Legion Post # 294, US Marine Raider Assn., and was a former fire chief and a thirty year member of the Brooklyn Fire Department.
Mr. Keller is survived by his wife, Ruby; his mother, Mrs. Ruth Belland of Brooklyn, Iowa; two sons, Ken of Iowa City, Iowa and Wayne of Grand Forks, North Dakota; one daughter, Kay ( Steve) Maurer of Clarence, Iowa; three sisters, Arlene (Wallace) Scott of Brooklyn, Iowa, Louise (William) Kuntz of Brooklyn, Iowa, and Isabel (Jack) Waterbeck of Hartwick, Iowa; two granddaughters, Christy Marie Keller and Julie Lynn Keller.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services for Harold “Pie” Keller were held at 11 AM, Friday, March 16, 1979, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Brooklyn, with Rev. Fred Pierce officiating.
Source: Nevenhoven Funeral Home records
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https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/10/22/74-years-later-marine-identified-raising-flag-famous-iwo-jima-photo/4065952002/
Contributor: Richard Kappedal (48736831)



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  • Originally Created by: Thomas Henning
  • Added: 27 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17178561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Harold Paul “Pie” Keller (3 Aug 1921–13 Mar 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17178561, citing Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery, Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Butler12 (contributor 47272227) .