PINE BLUFF / PLAIN—Bernard J. Kelter, age 80, died on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at the Middleton Village Nursing Home. Bernard was born April 8, 1937, in Middleton, Wis., to Michael and Gertrude (Esser) Kelter. He served in U.S. Air Force from October 1961 to October 1967.
Survivors include his sisters, Mary (George) Zimmerman of Madison, Sister Bernadette Kelter and Sister Catherine Kelter both of Greenfield; niece, Kyra (Charles) Collen; nephew, Michael Zimmerman; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Barbara Bascle; brother, Robert Kelter; and a niece, Nicole Cornish.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at ST. MARY’S OF PINE BLUFF CATHOLIC CHURCH with the Very Rev. Richard Heilman officiating. Burial at St. Mary’s Pine Bluff Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. on Thursday at Church. The Ellestad Camacho Funeral Home, 500 N. 8th St., Mount Horeb, is serving the family. We would like to thank Bernie’s health caretakers, friends and neighbors for their care and concern when he needed it.
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