Wally Keeler


A lifetime resident of the area, Wally Keeler passed away suddenly at home in Morrisburg, on Saturday, February 2, 2013.  He was 52. 

Wally was born in Matilda Township, on January 29, 1961, to his parents Howard and Eva Keeler (nee Sipes).  He attended Dixon’s Corners Public School and Seaway District High School.  

On April 16, 2005, at Knox Presbyterian Church in Iroquois, Wally married Kim Sypes and together they enjoyed seven and one half years of married life. 

Wally possessed a good sense of humour, and he enjoyed playing Phase 10 and working on models.  

I am missing you always, you never said I’m leaving, you never said goodbye, you were gone before I knew it and only God knows why.  A million times I needed you, a million times I cried, if love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. In life I loved you dearly, in death I love you still, in my heart I hold a place that only you can fill.

–Your loving wife Kim

Wally is survived by his wife Kim Sypes and by his siblings Barbara Richardson of Pittston, Larry Keeler of Smiths Falls, Madilene Collison (Gary) of Iroquois, Arnold Keeler of Burlington, Glen Keeler (Judy) of Brinston and Karon White (Paul) of R.R.# 2 Brinston. He will be fondly rmembered by his mother-in-law  Elaine Fawcett of Morrisburg.  

He was brother-in-law to Donna Zeron (Mike) of Iroquois, Dennis Fawcett (Jennifer Kirkland) of Williamsburg and Cherie Seymour of Morrisburg. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.

Wally was predeceased by his parents Howard and Eva Keeler (nee Sipes), his sister Joyce Keeler and his brothers Donald and Arliss Keeler.         

Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral service was held at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 5th at 11 a.m., with Rev. Geoff Howard officiating. Interment will be at Spruce Haven Cemetery, Brinston in the spring. Pallbearers were Curtis White, Chris White, Dennis Fawcett, Mike Zeron, Perry Keeler and Shelby Keeler.

Donations to a tombstone fund for Wally would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.  Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.   


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