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Margaret Keller (born Seely)


Gender: Female

Date of Birth: July 1, 1902

Date of Death: February 20, 1929

Birth Place: Castle Dale, UT

Death Place: New Haven, CT

Margaret Seely Keller


Word came Thursday from New Haven, Conn., of the death of Margaret Seely Keller Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Keller was the daughter of the late William J. Seely and Lucy Barton Seely and was born in Castle Dale, July 1, 1902.

She attended the public school Castle Dale. She later came to Salt Lake with her parents and attended the East high school and L.D.S. college.

She was graduated from the University of Utah with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1925. She was a member of the literary societies, Alpha Beta Theta and Chi Delta Phi. She was also chosen a member of Phi Kappa Phi, honor scholarship society.

After graduation, she taught at the Bear River high school and later at the Central junior high school, Ogden. While at Tremonton she met Allen D. Keller, who afterwards became her husband. She is survived by her husband and infant son; her mother, Lucy B. Seely, and two sisters, Drucilla and Lucia Seely.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Published in The Salt Lake Tribune, Friday February 22, 1929 page 22

Margaret Seely Keller

The body of Mrs. Margaret Seely Keller, who died in New Haven, Conn., February 20, arrived in Salt Lake Monday. Funeral services for Mrs. Keller, the wife of Allen D. Keller, will be held in Wasatch ward chapel, Fifteenth East street and Emerson avenue, Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Mrs. Keller was the daughter of Mrs. Lucy Barton Seely and the late William J. Seely. She was born in Castle Dale in 1902, being educated in the Salt Lake East high school, L.D.S. college and the University of Utah, graduating in 1925. She is survived by her mother, her husband, an infant son and two sisters, Drucilla and Lucia.

Published in The Salt Lake Tribune, Tuesday, February 26, 1929 page 21

[Great-granddaughter of SGS # 2337 – Margaret; William John; Justus Wellington; Justus Wellington (# 2337); Justus Azel (# 836); Justus William; Joseph; John; Benjamin; Nathaniel, Robert]