Valley Hills Funeral Home
Herman Ralph Keller passed away on November 5th, 2019 in Yakima, WA. Ralph came to Toppenish in 1964 with his wife Cecile and children Brian, David, Steven, and Paul. Ralph joined the United States Marine Corps at the height of WWII and served in the Pacific Theater. Ralph was engaged in combat during the battle for Iwo Jima where he sustained wounds and was awarded the Purple Heart Medal.
After his service, Ralph graduated from Utah State University and found work for Utah Idaho Sugar Company in Toppenish, WA, and also formed an ag corporation which he ran until his retirement.
Ralph is survived by his children: Brian, David, Steven, and Paul.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Cecile Romney, and his son Jonathan Keller.
Ralph will be laid to rest at West Hills Memorial Park with Military honors on Monday November 11, 2019 at 10:00 am.
A Celebration of Life will follow in Zillah at the LDS Ward Building Monday at 12:00 pm. Please visit www.Valleyhillsfh.com to share a memory or condolence with the family.