Funeral services for Gertrud K. Kelley, age 77 of Ogdensburg will be held 10:00am Monday April 15, 2013 at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph Morgan officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday April 14, 2013 from 6:00-8:00pm at the funeral home. Mrs. Kelley passed away Tuesday Apr 9th at her home.
Surviving are her children and their spouses George & Diane Kelley of IN, Francis & Ida Kelley of FL, Clarence Kelley of PA, William Kelley of Ogdensburg, Patrick & Tammy Kelly of Winthrop, Hannelore & Sam Chaves of NV, Karoline "Betty" Kelley of Ogdensburg, Mary Jane & Andrew Linson of TX; a sister Hannelore & Joseph Brzyski of PA; 11 grandchildren Iris, Bianca, Scott, Zachary, Jennifer, Noah, Marissa, Renae, Michelle, Brandy & Amber.
Her husband Francis Kelley; three brothers Willi, George & Bubi Orth and a sister Anne Orth predeceased her.
Gertrud was born on July 29, 1935 in Mannheim Germany, a daughter of the late Freiderick & Eva (Linder) Orth. She attended schools in Germany and married Francis O. Kelley on April 10, 1959. The couple moved from Germany to Ogdensburg in 1964 where they raised their family. Gertrud was a homemaker and an active volunteer for the Muscular Dystrophy Assoc.& Heart to Heart. She enjoyed going to the casino, playing bingo, visiting with friends, watching game shows on TV and was famous for baking for school functions.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.