Gloria June Kelly passed away peacefully at the age of 87 on October 9, 2013 in Ventura, California.
Born on March 12, 1926, in Los Angeles to parents Richard and Dorothy Kreutzberg, with sister Beverly. Gloria graduated from Burbank High School in 1944. She married Edward Paul Kelly on March 14, 1953. Gloria and Ed lived in their home in Glendale for more than 50 years where they raised their four children, Richard, Ellis, John, and Nancy. Gloria enjoyed traveling, home decorating, crafts, and bible study, but more than anything she loved to spend time visiting and laughing with her family and friends.
Gloria is survived by her two children, John Kelly and wife Marianne Lannen, Nancy Caldwell and husband Curt Caldwell, and her sister, Beverly Strohmeier. Gloria is blessed to have six grandchildren, Justin, Tonya and husband Billy, Danae, Cole, Cassidy and husband Nick, and Samantha. She also has two great-grandchildren, Camden and Hendrix. She is greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
During the last years of her life, Gloria suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. In lieu of flowers, the family is suggesting a contribution to the following organizations in Gloria’s name.
Livingston Memorial VNA