Albert “Al” G. Kellerhals, Jr., 74, of Milford passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Generations of Elmwood Park in Elmwood Park. He was born on December 14, 1946 in Danville the son of Albert “Abe” G. and Mary E. (Young) Kellerhals Sr. He married Linda Sterrenberg on October 20, 1973 in Cullom.
Al is survived by his wife, Linda Kellerhals of Milford; one son, David (Kristen) Kellerhals of Urbana; one daughter, Christina (Mark) Wiseman of Ypsilanti, Michigan; three sisters, Nancy (Tom) Bruch of Oglesby, Trisha (Vern) Weber of Hermiston, Oregon, and Elizabeth St. John of Moyock, North Carolina; one sister-in-law, Barbara Hack of Champaign; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Andrew Kellerhals.
Al was a member and past elder of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Milford. Al was a trained Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Handler for Team Mahlah. He was a member of the Watseka American Legion Post 23 and served in their color guard. He was a former member of the Milford Lion’s Club. He previously dedicated twenty-three years on the school board at Milford High School. He worked at Silgan Corporation a.k.a. “Tin Can” in Hoopeston for forty-five years retiring in 2015. Al was a proud veteran after serving in the United States Air Force from 1966- 1970.
Visitation will be held on November 11, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Milford with Rev. Doug Minton officiating. Burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Milford with graveside military rites by the Watseka American Legion Post 23.
Memorials may be made to the Mahlah Comfort Dog Ministry or Our Savior Lutheran Church Radio Ministry.
Arrangements by the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford.
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