Alfred “Al” Keller

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Alfred “Al” Keller
March 4, 1934 – January 31, 2020

Alfred “Al” Keller, 85, of Rapid City, died Friday, January 31, 2020.

Al was born in Trail City on March 4, 1934 to Martin and Katherine (Buechler) Keller. He had two brothers, Theofil “T.J.” and Valentine “Valley” and two sisters, Severina “Sev” Kraft and Mary Thares.

Alfred worked the family farm until he was drafted into the Army and spent one year in the Korean War. His service totaled six years with four years spent with the National Guard. He was honorably discharged in 1962 and returned to the family farm.

In 1957 he met Vivien Anderson at a country dance and they were married on June 4, 1958. In 1963 the family moved to Wisconsin where Alfred worked for L.E. Myers. Alfred began working for Brink Construction in 1960 and lived in several different places throughout his career. In 1970 the family settled in Rapid City. This is where Al retired from Brinks Construction in 1996.




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