In Memory

Judith A. Dailey (Keller)

Judith A. Dailey (Keller)

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03/30/17 09:37 AM #1    

Ray Shaner

03/30/17 09:38 AM #2    

Ray Shaner


LIMA — Judith A. Keller, 73, passed away March 27, 2017 at 5:10 a.m. surrounded by family at Roselawn Manor in Spencerville, OH.

Judy was born September 5, 1943 in Lima, OH to William R. Dailey and Mabel I. (Cottrell) Dailey who preceded her in death. She was previously married to John L. Keller on September 1, 1962 who also preceded her in death.

Judy was a graduate of Lima Senior High School in 1961. She enjoyed being an entrepreneur. Judy was employed at Metropolitan Bank and owned Norrell Employment Agency and Keller Associates in Lima, OH. She also owned Curves in Springboro, OH. In her later years, she worked at Lima City Schools as an adult training consultant. Judy was an active member in Lima Noon Optimist, the Girl Scout Board, Better Business Bureau, United Way, Shawnee Community of Christ and a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Judy's favorite roles in life were that of mother to Lisa, mother-in-law to Tim, and grandmother to her three grandsons, Zachary, Tyler, and Ryan, who referred to her as "Precious." Judy also loved her role as sister. She cherished the special times spent with her brothers, Gary and Bill; sisters-in-law, Linda and Jeanette; and sister, Betty Jane. She loved them with all her heart.

Judy was well-known for her vibrant personality. She loved life to the fullest and left an impacting impression on the lives of the people she touched.

Judy is survived by daughter, Lisa (Tim) Ehresman of Omaha, NE; brother, William (Jeanette) L. Dailey of Lima, OH; brother, Gary (Linda) Dailey of Wapakoneta, OH; and grandchildren, Zachary, Tyler, and Ryan Ehresman of Omaha, NE. She is also survived by many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Judy was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Jane Doak and sister-in-law, Norma Jean Dailey.

Services will be held on April 1, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at Shawnee Community of Christ. Elders Orville and Freda Loeding will be officiating, and entombment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.

Friends may call on March 31, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Shawnee Community of Christ and on April 1, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Shawnee Community of Christ in Lima.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shawnee Community of Christ, 4399 Spencerville Road, Lima, OH 45805.

03/31/17 07:40 AM #3    

C. Elaine Johns (Sampley)

Judy was a bright light in high school. So friendly and full of energy.....she was kind to everyone.

She was a trail blazer in her work life.....She will be very missed by friends and family.....

Thank you Judy for living your fullest and spreading your unending love

to others.

Your classmate, Elaine

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