Glendoris L. Keller, 89

AUG. 23, 1923-APRIL 2, 2013

April 09, 2013
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Glendoris Lavonne (nee Routzahn) Keller, 89, formerly of Myersville, Md., died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Somerford House Assisted Living in Hagerstown, Md.

Born Aug. 23, 1923, in Myersville, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Ludwig and Geraldine R. Hays Routzahn.

She attended schools in Frederick and Washington counties. She was a 1944 graduate of the Washington County Hospital School of Nursing.

She was married for 39 years to the late E. Cecil Keller, who preceded her in death in 1983.

She spent her career working at Washington County Hospital, retiring in 1988 as director of admissions. She worked as a private duty nurse, staff nurse, evening supervisor and night supervisor.

After her retirement, she traveled throughout Europe and the United States, often driving with friends.

She was an avid fan of the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Orioles.

Mrs. Keller is survived by two daughters, Cecilia L. Keller of Berwyn, Pa., and Doris E. Ziemba of La Quinta, Calif.; son-in-law, William A. Streamer Jr. of Berwyn; nephews, Robin K. Haupt and wife, Theresa, Randall E. Haupt, Harry M. Keller, Robert C. Keller and Lawrence E. Keller; niece, Beverly Lovell; and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Thomas S. Ziemba.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, Main Street, Myersville. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive relatives and friends Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Washington County Inc., 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or Macular Degeneration Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871.

Arrangements are by Ricketts Funeral Home, Myersville.

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