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Theodore "Ted" Keller II

November 17, 1963 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 58)


Theodore “Ted” A. Keller II, age 58, of Castalia, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 5, 2022, while surrounded by his loving family. 

He was born November 17, 1963, in Sandusky, and graduated from Margaretta High School in 1982.  He was a member of the Carpenters Union 744, since 1997, working at Davis Besse as the carpenter supervisor for the last 20 years.  Ted loved going on family vacations and enjoyed visiting the islands on the family boat. 

He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 37 years, Brooke Keller; daughter Paige Chesser; son in-law Charlie Chesser; mother in-law Linda Grahl; step father John (Lyn) Parker; two sisters Kandee (Tim) Sessler and Kimberly (Frank) McCleese; and several nieces and nephews.

Ted was preceded in death by his mother Shirley (Waterfield) Parker; father Theodore Keller I; and father in-law Jeff Grahl.

At the request of Ted, there will be no services.  Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, Castalia, is in charge of the arrangements. 

Ted loved his little hometown of Castalia, and asked that memorials be made to the Castalia beautification project of Xi Iota Eta sorority,  in care of, Martha Reisterer 3320 Maple Ave, Castalia, OH 44824, to help with the beautification of downtown Castalia.   Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting

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