Julia G. Keeler
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Julia G. Keeler
  • December 30, 1934 - December 30, 2011
  • Arlington, Virginia

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Julia Grace (Posthuma) Keeler, 77, of Arlington, Virginia died December 30, 2011 at Virginia Hospital Center.

Born on December 30, 1934 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Julia married David Robert Keeler in September 1955. Julia was a homemaker and licensed practical nurse, working in Michigan and Virginia. She was a member of Columbia Baptist Church and enjoyed Bible Study Fellowship. Julia was a long-time supporter of World Vision, The Salvation Army and Columbia Baptist Church Food Bank.

Beloved wife and mother, Julia is survived by her husband David, daughters Joanne (Kenneth) Cash, Barbara Mills, Susan Keeler-Perkins and Beverly (Timothy) Best; grandchildren Natalie Perkins, Katherine Cash and David and Elizabeth Best.

Sister of Madeline (Anthony) VanPortfliet, Regina (Al) DeKuiper, William (Helen) Posthuma, sister-in-law of Grace Posthuma, Louise Posthuma and Edgar Cavanaugh.

She is predeceased by her parents and brothers Millard and Calvin Posthuma and sisters-in-law Elizabeth Murray, D. Patricia Keeler, and Marjorie Cavanaugh.

A memorial service is planned for Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Columbia Baptist Church, 103 West Columbia Street, Falls Church, VA 22046. Arrangements under the direction of Arlington Funeral Home, Arlington, VA.