Jane Ildstad, 79, Louisville, Ky

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 26, 2006

Jane Ildstad passed away on March 16, 2006, at the Four Court Senior Center, Jewish Hospital, Louisville Ky. She was with her daughter Suzanne Ildstad and grandchildren David and Suzanne Tollerud.

Jane was born on Feb. 28, 1927, to Theodore H. Keeler and Edith Mowery Keeler in Rochester, St. Marys Hospital. She moved with her family many times finally coming to Albert Lea. She went to school here and graduated from Albert Lea High School of Nursing at Rochester. She married Lee Ildstad, an attorney from Minneapolis. They had one daughter Suzanne Ildstad.

She is survived by her daughter Dr. Suzanne Ildstad and her husband Dr. David Tollerud, her grandchildren David and Suzanne Tollerud of Louisville, Ky.; her sisters, Wanda Myrom, Albert Lea; Shirley Schroer, Calabasas, Calif., and brother William Keeler, Shorewood, Minn.; sister-in-law Lorrane Thorson. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and half brothers and sisters.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lee Ildstad, her brothers Robert H. Keeler, Gerald T. Keeler and sister Joan Keeler.

A memorial celebration of her life will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Nation Foundation to support cell transplant research. Percent Community Foundation of Louisville, Ky., 325 West Main Street, Suite 110, Louisville KY, 40202, or to the church or charity of their choice.