Obituary of Marian Elizabeth Staup Keller
Blissfield – Marian Elizabeth Staup Keller age 83, of Blissfield passed away peacefully at ProMedica Flower Hospital, Sylvania on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Marian was born April 19, 1935 in Tecumseh, Michigan to Ralph and Charlotte (Malady) Westgate. She was a graduate of Blissfield High School in 1953. On June 6, 1955 Marian married Gail G Staup and he passed away on November 12, 1986. Marian later married Leonard Keller on October 10, 1992 and he preceded her in death on April 24, 2007. Marian attended Cleary Business College where she obtained a secretarial degree. Marian worked for the General Telephone Company until her retirement in 1996. Marian was a member of the Elem3nt Church in Blissfield for many years.
Marian loved butterflies, and any kind of cookie. She enjoyed being active and involved in planning her class reunions. For many years Marian loved to winter in Sebring Florida. She enjoyed playing Solitaire in her spare time and her favorite meal of the day was dessert.
Marian is survived by her daughter; Linda (J.C.) Hamann of Palmyra, MI; and daughter-in-law; Sandra Staup of Blissfield, MI; two brothers; Robert (Sandra) Westgate of Jewell Kansas, and Charles (Mary) Westgate of Solana Beach California; four grandchildren; Bryan Staup, David Staup, Gail Hamann, and Curtis (Caitlin) Hamann; 2 great-grandchildren; Kayleigh Cadwell, and Katherine Hamann. Also a special friend, Jim Sutfin of Harrison, Michigan. Marian is preceded in death by both her husband’s Gail and Leonard, two sons, Jeffrey and James Staup, one grandson, Gregory Staup, one sister Pearl Loar, and one brother William Westgate.
Visitation for Marian will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield. Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield with Rev Keith Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery, Blissfield, Michigan. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Memory Lane Care Services, 2500 N. Reynolds Rd. Toledo, Ohio 43615. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield, MI.