Mary Ruth Keltch

Mary Ruth Keltch

August 13, 1952 — December 16, 2019

Mary Ruth Keltch, age 67, passed away Dec. 16, 2019 in the hospital surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Mary was the middle of five children, born on Aug. 13, 1952, in Houston, Texas to William Alfred and Louisa Maria Speed.

She was a resident of Kingsland, having lived in the Burnet area since 1984. She was a catastrophe insurance adjuster and loved her job. Mary enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting and relaxing on a cruise. She loved spending time with her family and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Louise Speed; and her husband, Mart Keltch, to whom she married for 43 years before he passed away after a fight with cancer in June of 2014.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Angela and husband Larry Jones of Kingsland; Mark Keltch of Kingsland; Kirk and wife Lily Keltch of Tow. She is also survived by her brother, Charles and wife Patti Speed; sister, Cathy and husband Bill Keltch; sister, Donna Chesnutt; sister, Rita and husband Rex Hill.

Also surviving are her grandchildren, Matthew and Elena Keltch, Mary and Zak Carter, Dalton and Jenna Keltch, Jackson Keltch, Tanner Keltch, Devin Carter and Ian Carter; her great-grandchildren, Zaylee and Zaden Carter and Michael Keltch. Mary is also survived by numerous cousins; nieces; nephews; aunts; and uncles.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Dec. 22, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Tow.

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