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Lemens-Kellner, Thisla "Tee"

Thisla "Tee" I. (Servais) Lemens-Kellner, 93, Green Bay, died Thursday morning, July 17, 2014. She was born on May 7, 1921 in Champion to the late John and Mary (Vincent) Servais. In 1938, she married Andrew Lemens at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dyckesville, he preceded her in death on June 20, 1978. On May 11, 1984, she married Gordon Kellner at St Louis Catholic Church in Dyckesville. Tee worked for Stanley Home Products as a saleswoman for 42 years until her retirement at age 70. She was a member of the St. Willbrord Altar Society. She loved to cook and do needlepoint. Tee also enjoyed travelling.

She is survived by her husband, Gordon Keller; children, Sherry (Jim) Cravillion; Sue Nelis; step children, John (Nancy) Kellner; Linda (Bob) Dickie; daughters-in-law, Jackie Lemens; Anne Kellner; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; brothers, Archie (Jean) Servais; Roy (Cathie) Servais; sons-in-law, Bud VanLaanen; Charlie Drown; sisters-in-law, Millie Haskins; Betty Gerzcak; and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and first husband, she was preceded in death by her son, John Lemens; son-in-law, Ron Nelis; grandson Michael Nelis; step daughters, Joanne Drown; Alice VanLaanen; step son, Bob Kellner; sisters, Viola (Ed) Goulder; Esther (Del) LaCount; brothers, Tony Servais; John (Betty) Servais.

Friends may call at St. Willebrord Cathoic Church, 209 S. Adams St. on Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Andrew Cribben, O.Praem. officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund is being established.

The family would like to thank the staffs and nurses of the Unity Hospice and the Jack and Engrid Meng Residence for all of their care and compassion. Also a special thank you to Mike and Amy Nooyen for all they did.

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on July 18, 2014
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