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Connie Virginia Keller 1934 2011
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PAWNEE ROCK — Connie Virginia Keller, 76, died Jan. 18 at Promise Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson.

She was born August 22, 1934 in El Paso, Texas, the daughter of Carlos and Maria Ruth Padron Baca. A resident of Pawnee Rock, formerly of Larned, she managed Bunny Lane Salvage south of Larned, for several years.

She was of the Christian faith.

On March 17, 1975, she married Melvin J. Keller at Larned. He survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, William Padron, Larned, Will Keller, Timken; two daughters, Virginia Vestal, Leoti, Lurene Keller, Hutchinson; two brothers, Carlos Baca Jr., Phoenix, Ariz. and Jesus Baca, of California; two sisters, Jessie Lascurain, Yuba City, Calif., Josie Burg, Bellflower, Calif.; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 26 at Morell Funeral Home, Larned, with Pastor Johnny Augmon presiding.

Memorial may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association in care of Morell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 124, Larned, KS 67550-0124.

Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Morell Funeral Home*

P.O. Box 124

Larned, KS 67550-0124


Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 23, 2011