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  • Deacon Norm Keller and his wife Barbara comfort one another as they stand in the driveway of their Marietta home that was destroyed by flames after a Cessna aircraft crashed in the couple’s front yard March 24. The Kellers were at their parish, St. Joseph, attending the Stations of the Cross when the fatal crash occurred, killing the pilot. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • The Kellers, who have been married for 48 years, observe what’s left of their home, but their thoughts and prayers are with the pilot who lost his life and his family. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Barbara Keller’s vehicle was parked in the garage the evening of the crash. The flooring, pipes and metal beam above the car collapsed under the impact of the plane crash. At this point the garage and house were structurally unsafe for anyone to enter. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • As Deacon Keller walks around the garage side of the house, the words on the cover of a prison ministry Bible study booklet, “God With Us,” speak volumes to how the Kellers must have felt when they were informed of the crash. Instead of being at home, they were attending a parish fish fry and Stations of the Cross at St. Joseph Church, Marietta. Photo By Michael Alexander

Deacon Norm Keller and his wife Barbara comfort one another as they stand in the driveway of their Marietta home that was destroyed by flames after a Cessna aircraft crashed in the couple’s front yard March 24. The Kellers were at their parish, St. Joseph, attending the Stations of the Cross when the fatal crash occurred, killing the pilot. Photo By Michael Alexander


Marietta

Deacon and wife safe at Lent service as plane crash ignites their home

MARIETTA—Faith and the support of the St. Joseph Church community are sustaining Deacon Norm Keller and his wife, Barbara, after a private plane crashed into their front yard, exploding in flames and destroying their home. The Cessna Citation crashed at approximately 7:20 p.m. Friday, March 24, as the Kellers attended a parish fish fry and […] Full Story