Jeanette May Kelley
Jeanette May Kelley
  • February 1, 1922 - June 27, 2015
  • Wilbur, Washington

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Kelley, Jeanette M.

Passed away on June 27, 2015. Jeanette was born on February 1, 1922 in Spokane, Washington to Edmond and Marian (Marcum) Odenrider. Jeanette is survived by her sister, Bonnie Burchill, and numerous nieces and nephews. Jeanette is preceded in death by her parents, Edmond and Marian, her first husband, Gordon Andersen, husband Robert Kelley, and a brother, Wes Odenrider. She is a member of the Wilbur Lutheran Church and attended the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wilbur and Almira. Jeanette was also a member of the Eastern Star and the Rebekah Lodge. She grew up in the Govan area and attended school in Govan before attending school in Wilbur where she graduated in 1940. After graduation, she attended Eastern Washington University. Jeanette married Gordon Andersen and they opened Andersen Market in Wilbur. They sold the market after Gordon passed away and she later became a teacher's aide. She later married Robert Kelley and moved to the Kelley Ranch in Hartline and later moved into Hartline when Robert retired. She lived there until moving to Davenport due to health reasons where she lived until she passed away. Jeanette loved to can items from the garden, she loved her flowers, and she loved music. She played the organ both at home and at church. Jeanette did not have any children of her own but her nieces and nephews and their children became her kids. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wilbur, Washington, with Father Roy Floch and Father Kenneth St. Hilaire officiating. Interment will be held at the Wilbur Cemetery, Wilbur, Washington. Memorials can be made to the Big Bend Historical Society or donor choice. Please sign the online guestbook at STRATE FUNERAL HOME, WILBUR, Washington is caring for the family.