Michele Lynn Quintana
Michele Lynn Quintana passed on September 21st, 2013 after battling cancer for the past nine months. She was born to Elaine and Earl Keller on July 28th, 1961 at St. Johns Hospital Salina, Kansas.
Michele met her husband Dick when she was 16 years old and have been together every since. She graduated from Salina South High in 1979 and married Dick Quintana on April 7th, 1984. Michele then started her family in 1994 with her son Kody being born, Erika to follow and then Britni. Her children made every moment precious for her as each year passed as family was the most important job she could ever have. Being a mother brought her so much joy.
She was a wonderful daughter to her mother Elaine Keller and her father Earl Keller and his wife Rhonda. Michele was the second oldest of 4 siblings, Britt Keller (Lisa Keller), Monica Johnson (Brad Johnson) and Brad Keller (Ellen Redmond). She was a wonderful aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Michele and Dick owned Quintana Trucking, she has also worked at School Specialty Supply, Great Plains and currently worked for USD 305 for Audiology Department.
Micheles love of family made her such a special daughter, sister, mother and friend. Her friendship was something very genuine and strong and for those who had the pleasure of calling her friend are very blessed. Her smile contagious and the light in her eyes could fill a room.
Funeral service 10 AM Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at Ray Ave Baptist Church.
Burial following at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation 12 to 8 PM Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at Ryan Mortuary with family receiving friends from 6 to 7 PM.
Memorials: to the Quintana Childrens Scholarship Fund in care of Ryan Mortuary.
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