Sylvia Banduch Keller

1923-2021
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Sylvia Banduch Keller

Sylvia Banduch Keller

Sylvia Banduch Keller of Poth, Texas, peacefully entered eternal rest on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at the age of 98. Sylvia was born Feb. 23,1923, to Paul and Philomena Labus Banduch in Panna Maria.

Sylvia married Benjamin “Ben” Keller on Nov. 13,1945.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ben Keller; her parents; sister Josephine “Josie” Swientek (Theodore “Ted”); brother John Banduch (Helen); sister Elizabeth Kopecki (Leonard); and her brother, Joe Banduch.

Sylvia is survived by her son, Delbert Keller; and spiritual son Father Anthonydass Pichaimuthu of India.

Visitation was held on Sunday, May 16, from 5-7 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Poth.

An additional visitation was held on Monday from 9-10 a.m. with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in the church.

Interment followed in the Blessed Sacrament Cemetery in Poth.

Serving as pallbearers were Blaise Kopecki, Brian Swientek, James Janysek, Jason Janysek, Louis Flores Sr., and Jared Powell.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were her godchildren, Ruth Laurence, Rose Burch, Irene Beam, Vivian Mika, Velma Janysek, Milton Kopecki, and Marvin Kopecki.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Lourdes Orphanage, India. Donations can be given to her son, Delbert, who will send them to the orphanage collectively at a future date.