Joseph Brigham Keeler - Death Notice (cont.)
•. HEART ATTACK TAKES KEELER (Continued tro/n Page One) deputy assessor and city councilman. councilman. He later became a teacher at the academy and after further study at the Poughkeepsie Business Business College in New York, he founded and became the first head of -the commercial department at the B: Y. A., a position he held many years. He was later counselor counselor to President Benjamin Cluff and President George H. Brimhall and head of the theology, department. department. He retired from the school in 1921 after 36 years of service. Mr. Keeler was always an ernest and active church member and has fulfilled two missions and held many important ecclesiastical ecclesiastical positions. He first fulfilled a six month mission as a worker on the St. George temple and later a two year mission in the southern states. Among the church positions positions he held were: bishop of the Fourth ward, counselor to President President David John of the Utah stake and president of the Utah stake. He assisted Karl G. Maeser in the organization of the religion classes and at the tune of his death was a patriarch. He leaves his wife, Martha Fairbanks Fairbanks Keeler and five sons and three daughters: Karl F. Keeler, El Paso, Texas; David H. Keeler, MaGrath, Alberta, Canada; Ralph B. Keeler, Colonia Juarez, Mexico; Mexico; Dan M. Keeler, Latuda, Carbon Carbon county; Paul F. Keeler, Colonia Colonia Dublan, Mexico; Beulah M. McCallister, Los Angeles, Calif.; Hattie K. Bent, Price; and Eva J. Greenall, Spring Canyon, Carbon county. Twenty three grandchildren also survive. His eldest son, Major )Jay Keeler, died 21 years ago. Funeral arrangements are pending. pending.