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Rulon Morgan Keller

Rulon Morgan Keller

Male 1901 - 1970  (68 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 2 ancestors and 8 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Rulon Morgan Keller 
    Born 21 Jan 1901  Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 5 May 1901  Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Initiatory (LDS) 29 Nov 1922  LOGAN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Jan 1970  Tuttle, Gooding, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Jan 1970  Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I14447  mytree
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2018 

    Father James Morgan Keller,   b. 9 Jun 1865, Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1920, Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Mary Ellen Baird,   b. 28 Oct 1867, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1959, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1883  Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Dunkley Benson,   b. 16 Feb 1902, Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1999, Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1922  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rulon Benson Keller,   b. 13 Dec 1923, Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1924, Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Benson James Keller,   b. 29 Jun 1925, Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1926, Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Living
     4. Marco Keller,   b. 26 Sep 1929, Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 2008, Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Sara Beth Keller,   b. 13 Jan 1932, Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 2009, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Lamond Benson Keller,   b. 11 May 1934, Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 2012, Albion, Cassia, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Living
     8. Living
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1901 - Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 5 May 1901 - Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1922 - Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 29 Nov 1922 - LOGAN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1970 - Tuttle, Gooding, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Jan 1970 - Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Keller, Rulon M b1901 - Portrait
    Keller, Rulon M b1901 - Portrait

    Headstones
    Keller, Rulon m b1901 - Benson, Margaret D b1902
    Keller, Rulon m b1901 - Benson, Margaret D b1902

  • Notes 
    • Email received from Alison Bilynskyj.

      Burial Plot: LDS Garden Block: 401 Space: 4

      Obituary: CALDWELL — Services for Rulon M. Keller, 68, of 915 East Logan, who was killed in a traffic accident in Gooding County Tuesday morning, will be conducted at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints First Ward at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan 16 1970. Bishop Val Child will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest under direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel.

      Mr. Keller was born Jan. 21, 1901, at Mink Creek, Idaho, and was reared there. He attended Brigham Young Academy at Logan, Utah, and the University of Idaho Southern branch at Pocatello. He married Margaret Benson on Nov. 26, 1921, in the LDS Temple in Logan, and they farmed at Mink Creek. He also was an insurance agent in the winter months. The couple moved to Preston in 1945, and he was in the livestock business. They came to Caldwell in 1951, and he continued in the livestock business.

      He was a member of the LDS Church, and served in many offices. He was bishop of the Preston Seventh Ward for three years, and was a member of the High Priest Quorum of the Caldwell First Ward at the time of his death.

      Surviving in addition to Mrs. Keller are three sons, Lamond of Burley, George of San Diego, Calif., and James Keller of Castro Valley, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Mar Rue Simmons of Seattle, Mrs. Marco Forsgren of Nampa, and Mrs. Beth Thompson of Burley; two brothers, Melvin Keller of Los Angeles and Elmo Keller of Preston; four sisters, Mrs. Mabel Bell, Mrs. June Lundberg, Mrs. Kloa Bell, and Mrs. Mary Bench, all of Logan, and 25 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Rulon and Leo Keller.

      Friends may call at the chapel from 7 to 9 this evening and at the church from 12:30 p.m. Friday until time of services