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Kathleen (Busch) Kelly

January 30, 1922 ~ January 3, 2013 (age 90)

   Kathleen Kelly, 90, of Morton, IL formerly of Quincy died at 8:17 a.m. Thursday (January 3, 2013) in Morton Villa, Morton, IL.

   Born January 30, 1922 in Quincy, Kathleen was the daughter of Oscar and Rose Appenbrink Busch.  She married George M. Kelly on September 5, 1942 in Hannibal, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on October 10, 2008.

   Kathleen was a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ.  She was a wonderful wife who enjoyed being with her family especially her grandchildren.  She sold tickets at the State and Adams Theaters' for over 40 years until her retirement.

   Survivors include one son, George P. Kelly (Barbara) of Morton, IL; three grandchildren George Porter Kelly, Bretta Marie Wilkinson (Rob) and Mary Paige Wise (Chris) all of Morton, IL; eight great grandchildren Connor Kelly, Haegan Kelly, Rigley Wilkinson, Brooks Wilkinson, Bayler Wilkinson, Luke Wise, Lindy Wise and Lila Wise.

   Mrs. Kelly was preceded in death by her parents and her husband George Kelly.

   Funeral services will be held Monday morning 10:30 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Kramer officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held Monday morning from 9:30 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ.

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