James Frank Lang Kellner

Born: Tue., Nov. 13, 1928
Died: Tue., Apr. 24, 2018


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 27, 2018
Location: Welch Funeral Home

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Sat., Apr. 28, 2018
Location: Grace Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Apr. 28, 2018
Location: Grace Lutheran Church

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James Frank Lang Kellner, 89, of Rayburn Township, died Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in his home.

Born November 13, 1928, in Dubois, he was son of the late Frank and Bertha (Lang) Kellner.

He worked for PPG Industries for 14 years, and then worked for Pepsi Cola Company for 21 years.

Mr. Kellner was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Manorville.

He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, gardening, taking care of his lawn, watching his grandchildren run arround, sitting on his porch with his dog, Katie, going to Florida for winters, and going to flea markets.

Jim is survived by his wife of 72 years, Jean (Shotts) Kellner; two sons, John Kellner of Ford City and Joel (Janet) Kellner of Kittanning; two daughters, Judy Brochetti (fiance, Michael Huber) of Cincinnati, OH, and Jill (Randy) Moore of Kittanning; a daughter-in-law, Gloria Kellner of Kittanning; his grandchildren, Sharon (David) Kellner, Tim (Andrea) Kellner, Jenessa (Ty) Heller, Dustin (Eden) Kellner, Ryan (Shelby) Moore, Patrick (Alicia) Moore, Janice Brochetti (Jan Mellon), Melissa (Steve) Blose, Doug (April) Brochetti, Nick (Jen) Kellner, and Chris (Meghan) Kellner; 17 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Frances Peace of Dubois.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James "Butch" Kellner; a brother, Lamar Kellner; and three sisters, Marie Galentine, Julia Wuey, and Caroline Kessler.

Friends will be welcomed from 6-9 p.m., Friday, in the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City. Additional visitation will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, Manorville, from 9 a.m., Saturday, until the time of funeral service at 10 a.m., with Rev. Jack Delk officiating. Interment will follow in Lawn Haven Burial Estates.

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Rocky & Marge Pencak
   Posted Wed April 25, 2018
Our deepest sympathy to Jean and the Kellner family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless, Rocky and Marge Pencak

Jason Huber
   Posted Thu April 26, 2018

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by The Huber Vetter and McMakin families .

Judy, We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Love, The Huber, Vetter, and McMakin families Jason, Jenn, David, Jill, Katie, Chris, Elena, Mason, Becky, Chad, Gavin and Liam

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