Wilma Catherine (Arens) Keller

October 1, 1924 ~ December 30, 2019 (age 95)



Wilma Catherine Arens Keller of Medford, Oklahoma was born October 1, 1924 to John Arens and Mary Licher Arens in Clyde, Oklahoma.  She graduated from Medford High School in 1942.  She was manager of Dales Quick Stop for 28 years and retired at the age of 78.  She enjoyed traveling, gardening and her pets but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and St. Mary Altar Society.

Wilma is preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Arens; five brothers, Leonard Arens, Herbert Arens, Harold Arens, James Arens and Bernard Arens and three sisters, Irene Connelley, Adeline May and Leona Kretchmar.

She is survived by her four children, Jacque Conway and husband, David of Jenks, Janice Wheatley of Stillwater, Jim Keller and wife, Sharla of Augusta, Kansas and John Keller and wife, Joyce of Ponca City; nine grandchildren, Brian Conway and wife, Tambra of Bixby, Jeff Conway and wife, Erin of Tulsa, Charlene Schlitz and husband, Charlie of Pottsboro, Texas, Tara Swick of Stillwater, Ryan Alden and wife, Jennifer of Tulsa, Brooke Metheny and husband, Matt of DeSoto, Kansas, Amy Gilliland and husband, Tyler of Olathe, Kansas, Quintin Keller of Ponca City, Austin Keller of Ponca City and twenty great grandchildren.  She is also survived by one brother, Alvin Arens and wife, Connie of Brecksville, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church Building Fund or St. Mary Altar Society through the funeral home.

Service for Wilma will be Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Medford.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Medford.  Viewing will be Thursday, 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.   Facebook:  Lanman Funeral Home Inc.

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Funeral Mass
January 3, 2020

10:30 AM
Medford St. Mary Catholic Church
214 W Cherokee
Medford, OK 73759

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