Gertrude M. Kelly, 99, Phillipsburg, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg.

She was born Jan. 11, 1918, in Phillips County to Herman and Margaret (Himmelein) Merklein. She married Melvin Kelly on Feb. 27, 1946, in Stuttgart. He preceded her in death Sept. 22, 2003.

Survivors include two sons, Warren Kelly, Phillipsburg, and Kent Kelly, Wichita; a brother, Ehrhart Merklein, Phillipsburg; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stuttgart; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m.Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, both at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

Memorials are suggested to Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.

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