Due to current CDC regulations regarding COVID-19, a private family Requiem Funeral Mass for Arthur Keleher, 88, of Lamberton, formerly of Tracy, will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tracy. A private family interment with military honors will take place following the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Tracy.
Arthur George Keleher was born on February 18, 1932, in Tracy, to Daniel and Anna (Stoer) Keleher. He grew up in Tracy and graduated from Tracy High School in 1950. Arthur served in the Korean War from 1951 until his honorable discharge in 1954. Arthur was united in marriage to Sylvia Ankrum on April 11, 1959, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tracy. Arthur was a “jack of all trades” who held many jobs throughout his life. His hobbies included raising roller pigeons, as well as playing cards and games with family and friends. Arthur especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Arthur died on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton. He is survived by his daughters Julia (Dave) Schwamberger and Theresa Thelen; grandchildren Kevin (Melissa) DeBaere, Stacy (Eric) Regnier, Laura (Bob) Klinkhammer, Jessica Thelen, Tim (Jen) Thelen, and Robert (Heather) Thelen; and 13 great-grandchildren and one due in May. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Sylvia in 1993; siblings Geneva “Nita,” Thomas, Patrick, Daniel, Joseph, Annie, Magdalyn, Kathaleen, and twins Doris and Delores; and half siblings Lucy, Clarence, Alice, Leo, Mary Agnes, Charles, Martha, Helen, and Johnny.
Due to COVID-19, the family requests no flowers or plants. Thank you for understanding.