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Hildegard Maria Kelley

Died: Thursday, August 29, 2013
Age: 84
Hildegard Maria (Hase) Kelley, 84, of Junction City, departed this life on Aug. 29, 2013.

She was born in Rumburg, Czechoslovakia on July 5, 1929. Her parents were Reinhold Hase and Anne (Hebrich) Hase.

After her basic education she attended a clerical school. This led to several jobs, the last one being with NATO at Campbel Barracks, Heidelburg, Germany.

There in her office was a young American soldier named John Kelley. After a short courtship, they married on May 9, 1963. They celebrated their Golden Anniversary this year. This marriage was terminated by her death on Aug. 29, 2013 at age 84.

Hilde or “Kelley” as she preferred to be called, passed away peacefully at their home doing what she loved- gardening.

Viewing will be Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel located at 203 N Washington St. in Junction City.

A graveside service will be held to celebrate her life on Tuesday, Sept, 10, at 10 a.m. at the Kansas Veteran’s Cemetery in Manhattan.

To leave an online condolence, please visit www.penwellgabeljunctioncity.com.

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