Marilyn Caroline Kelley was born in Hebron Nebraska September 7, 1930 to Elsa Paul and Clarence Eckwell.
She was raised on a farm in Nebraska in the early 1940’s. She and her Mother moved to Los Angeles California where her Mother worked in a defense plant. She then went back to Nebraska in 1942 and lived with her new Grandmother until 1945 when she returned to California to be with her Mother.
In 1948, she met and married her husband of 66 years, Doy Glen Kelley. She went to work for Pacific telephone and telegraph in 1948. Her husband joined the US Air Force for four years. After he was discharged, they moved to Realto California where they lived until they retired in 1980. They were blessed with one Son, David Kelley.
In 1980, they moved to a small farm in Wisconsin. They spent 13 wonderful years there.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Tonaquint Cemetery.