July 9, 1936 - March 18, 2013
ELKHART — Cletah “June” Kelley, 76, of Elkhart, died Monday, March 18, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital.
June was born July 9, 1936, in Mishawaka to Clarence and Matilda (Harshman) White.
She married Charles Kelley Sr. on May 29, 1954. He died May 16, 1987.
She is survived by her sons, Charles Jr. (Lynne) Kelley and Carl (Shirley) Kelley, both of Elkhart; stepdaughter Ruth (Tom) Hackler of Princeton; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her stepson, Dennis Kelley; sisters Pauline, Helen and Betty; and brothers Homer, Carl and Billy.
June was a homemaker and known as the neighborhood “mom.” She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She cherished her beloved dog, Sasse, her flowers and watching birds.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Prairie Street Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent at www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com. Memorials may be given to the Humane Society of Elkhart County or the Wellfield Botanical Gardens.