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Deanette Keller March 31, 1939 - October 7, 2021

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Deanette Keller passed away suddenly on October 7, 2021 at the age of 82.

 

Born on March, 31, 1939 to Dean and Helen Diesch.  Deanette lived in Garden City, Minnesota until she graduated from high school. Two weeks later, she married the late Donald Keller and moved to Mapleton, MN, where Donald farmed while attending college.  Deanette and Donald also had three children.

 

In 1970, they moved to the Twin Cities.  Deanette later attended vocational school and achieved a degree in interior decorating.  She went on to perform as the in-house interior decorator for several home furnishings companies in the Twin Cities.

 

In 1999, Deanette and Donald moved to Chandler, Arizona and enjoyed many happy retired years until Donald passed away in 2010.

 

In 2013, Deanette married William (Bill) Tooke of Chandler Arizona.  Deanette and Bill have had many wonderful years together full of happiness and also had many wonderful trips to see exotic sites.

 

Deanette is preceded in death by her husband Donald, her parents Dean and Helen, her brother Douglas, her grandson Trenton Keller and step-son William Tooke, Jr.

 

Deanette is survived by her husband Bill Tooke, her children John (Linda) Keller of Phoenix AZ, Jerome (Kye) Keller of Naples, FL, Janeen (David) Leick of Inver Grove Heights, MN, and grandchildren Weston Keller, Kienna Keller, Justin Keller, Alexander Leick and Jack Leick, and also step-daughter Patty (Van) Amundson as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren of her husband Bill.

 

Deanette was an elegant and dear lady.  She will be sorely missed by family and friends.

 

Funeral services are to be held at Legacy Funeral Home in Chandler, AZ at 2:30 pm on Friday October 15, 2021.  The family invites friends to the home of Deanette’s son John Keller, following the service at 16201 S. Mountain Trail, Phoenix AZ.

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