Elinor L. (Mrs. Arthur E.) Kelm, age 83, of Faribault,
died on Friday, December 5, 2008 at St. Maryís Hospital, Rochester.
Funeral services will be at First English Lutheran
Church, Faribault, on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. with the
Reverend Richard L. Jorgensen, officiating. Interment will be at Woodville
Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the
services on Tuesday.
Elinor Lucille, the daughter of Paul and Clara (Schuldt)
Krause was born on May 15, 1925 in Waseca. She married Arthur E. Kelm on May
25, 1947 in Waseca and he preceded her in death on October 5, 2002. Elinor
was an active member of First English Lutheran Church for 54 years. She was
employed at the Faribault Regional Center for over 15 years prior to her
She is survived by three children, Gary (and Gayle)
Kelm of Cresco, Iowa, Vicki (and David) Strom of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin and
Paul (and Michelle) Kelm of Faribault; six grandchildren, Matthew (and
Jessica) Kelm, Michael (and Kate) Kelm, Jessica Kelm, Jason Strom, Amanda
Bartness and Brianna Bartness; three great grandchildren, Jacob, Ashlyn and
Madalyn Kelm; and one sister, Lois (and Bill) Connors of Jackson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; her
parents; and two brothers, Elmer and Lawrence Krause.
Memorial gifts may be directed to Camp Onomia, First
English Lutheran Church or donorís choice
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