Obit: Kellan, Katherine L. (1926 - 2007)
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Surnames: Kellan, Crambilt, Craig, Giese, Echelbarger

----Sources: Mining Journal (Marquette, Marquette County, Mich.) 03/22/2007

Kellan, Katherine L. (2 Aug. 1926 - 20 Mar. 2007)

NEGAUNEE - Katherine L. Kellan, age 80, of 343 Buffalo Road, Negaunee, died at 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at the Mather Nursing Center where she had been a patient for 3 months.

Katherine was born Aug. 2, 1926 in Owen, Wisconsin to Newell and Gladys (Crambilt) Craig and was a Negaunee resident since 1968, moving here from Racine, WI. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved to read and was a good cook.

Surviving are 4 sons: Kenneth (Pat) Giese of Negaunee, Richard Giese of Negaunee, William (Jackie) Giese of Ishpeming, Keith Giese of Medina, North Dakota, 12 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, a sister-in-law, Rilla Craig of Apache, OK, several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband George E. Kellan in 1994, and a son Robert Giese.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. David L. Echelbarger officiating. Burial will be in the Negaunee Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

The arrangements are being handled by the Koskey Funeral Home.



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