Sioux Falls - Jeanne Keller, 85, of Sioux Falls, SD, died on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Sanford Medical Center.
Betty "Jeanne" Foster was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Charley and Helen Foster on December 27, 1935.
After being a homemaker for several years she worked as a Secretary in the Court Administrator's Office of the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Sioux Falls from 1984 until her retirement in 1995. Her husband was a judge and was disabled with multiple sclerosis, retiring in 1979. He died at home in 1986. She was also preceded in death by her son John, her parents, her sister, and a niece.
Her survivors are her son, Matthew Foster Hagin (Cindy LeBoutillier), of Brandon, SD, her daughter, Marnie Kleinschmit (Shane), of Bow Valley, Nebraska, seven grandchildren: Charles Hagin (Melissa), Sarah Hagin Gregory (Adam), Annie Hagin Harrison (Daniel), Samantha Kleinschmit Benson (Colter), Jessica Kleinschmit, Jaron Kleinschmit and Rebekah Kleinschmit. Also surviving her are seven great grandchildren: Natalie, Abigail, and Charlotte Hagin, Carter and Poppy Gregory and Jack and Alexander Harrison. She is also survived by two nieces and a nephew.
She has been a member of Calvary Episcopal Cathedral since 1958 where she was a choir member, a Vestry member and a Lay Reader. She was also active in Christian Education for many years and a member of St. Elizabeth's Guild and the Funeral Committee. She was an oblate of the Canon Community of Our Lady of Walsingham, Sioux Falls.
Visitation with the family present will be from 5 to 7 pm with a prayer service beginning at 6:45 pm on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Miller Funeral Home, 507 South Main Avenue. A Requiem Eucharist will be held at 10 am on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Calvary Episcopal Cathedral, 500 South Main Avenue and live-streamed with private burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the Dr. Monty J. Barnard Music Endowment fund at Calvary Cathedral or any other favorite charity. www.milerfh.com