James S. Keltner

February 24, 1947 - February 3, 2018

James Steven Keltner, 70, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past eight years, formerly of Elkhart, IN, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018, after a lengthy illness. He was born February 24, 1947 in South Bend, IN to Samuel and Edyth Keltner, both deceased.

Jim received his Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from IUSB. He taught 5th and 6th grades at Concord West Side Elementary School for 30 years. He was known for his great story telling and jokes. Jim was a member of the Elks and an avid golfer.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Janice “Janie” Keltner of Cape Coral; two daughters, Jessica Wozniak (Pete) of Chicago, IL and Jaclyn Perrett (Kyle) of San Francisco, CA; brother, John Keltner; four grandchildren, Jack, Reese, Fiona and Zoe; special in-laws, Lynn and Don Sullivan; several nieces and nephews; as well as his loyal dog Indy.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Memorial Contributions in memory ofJames Steven Keltner are suggested to :

Cure SMA at925 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, IL. , 60007.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found atwww.MullinsMemorial.com.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Denny Mishler Aug 20, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    Jim was a good friend when we were growing up and living in Brazil. Our fathers worked for Bendix do Brasil in Campinas, Brazil. I lost contact with Jim after that. Nice to see that he had a good career and was a great family man too. My sympathies to his family and friends

  2. Jerry West Sep 21, 2020 at 11:25 pm

    Jim & I were very good friends from 5th grade on. Sorry to here of his passing. I am so proud he became a teacher.

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