Edith Joan Kellogg, 78, passed away quietly with her husband by her side on Aug. 28, 2012.
She was born in Petoskey, Mich., to Millard and Alta (Bailey) Hand, one of 16 children. She graduated from Petoskey High School.
In 1952, she attended Western Union Telegraph School in Crawfordsville, Ind.
She was employed and retired from Kmart of Petoskey.
On April 11, 1960, she was united in marriage to Donald Kellogg. Together, they raised nine children; Dale Robinson, Jerry Robinson of Fife Lake, Barbara (Dave) Kroneberger of Lake Linden, Richard of Harbor Springs, Lisa Crum of Florissant, Mo., Donald (Christina) of Petoskey, Kathleen (Roger) Palmer of Grayling, Dale Kellogg of Saginaw, Judy Ann. She was preceded in death by her son, Dale Robinson, and daughter, Judy Ann.
She has 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Edith enjoyed fishing with her husband, reading, gardening, berry picking, canning preserves, baking, metal detecting, bingo games, camping, spending time with her grandchildren and collecting toothpick holders. She also enjoyed listening to country music; Marty Robbins and Kenny Rogers were a few of her favorites. Her first date with her future husband was spent attending a Johnny Cash concert.
A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Emmanuel Evangelical Church, 620 Emmet St., Petoskey.
Arrangements are being handled by Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.
Edith Joan Kellogg, 78
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