Theresa Elizabeth ‘Tessie’
Rihn Keller

Theresa Elizabeth ‘Tessie’ Rihn Keller of La Coste, passed away on December 23, 2022 at the age of 94. She was born August 3, 1928 in Castroville, Texas to the late Robert Richard Rihn and Marie Steinle Rihn.
Tessie was a graduate of St. Louis High School. On August 30, 1949, she married Lloyd Vincent Keller at St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville. They were blessed with five daughters and two sons. She worked at UT Health Science Center for fifteen years before retiring. She spent a lot of time watching her children and grandchildren play sports. She was also a big Houston Astros fan.
Survivors include her children and their spouses, Nancy Peters of La Coste, Cheri and Ralph Hoog of Castroville, Chris Keller of Hondo, Gery and Patti Keller of La Coste, Mary and Charlie Migl of San Antonio, and Carolyn and Mark Payne of La Coste; son-in-law, Sam Farmer; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; in-laws, Franklin and Irene Keller; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Tessie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lloyd Keller; her daughter, Jeanne Marie Farmer; her son-in-law, Joe Peters; her brothers and sister-in-law, Lloyd and Mattie Rihn and Msgr. Roy Rihn; and her sister and brother-in-law, Doris and John C. Biediger, Jr.
Visitation will be Monday, January 2, 2023 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church with the Holy Rosary recited at 5:30 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow the Holy Rosary at 6:00 p.m. Services will conclude at the church.
Memorials may be made in Tessie’s memory to St. Louis Catholic School, Boystown, or the charity of your choice.
Arrangements by Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Visit