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Lola Margaret Daniell Kelley, 84, formerly of Houston and Big Spring, Texas, retired school teacher, passed away peacefully Sept. 25, 2013, in Madison, Wisc. She was a proud member of the DAR, an avid gardener and painter, and approached life with grace and style. She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends as an entertaining storyteller and lifelong teacher, with a quick wit and a warm heart.
Devoted mother of Virginia (Albert) Cooke; and Victor (Kathy), Cdr. Marshall (Maria), and Preston Kilman. wife of the late Altus Alvin Kelley.
Loving grandmother of Cindy Ficklin and Adam (Amanda) Paschal; Carrie (Joseph Kollar) and Robert (Margaret) Kilman; Sally and Austin Kilman; and Jessica (fiancĂ© Michael Lee), Jason, and Jenny Kilman; proud great-grandmother of five.
Dear sister of Frances (the late Bill) Riley, the late Martha â€śPatâ€ť (the late Richard) Nagel, and David (Lorna) Daniell.
Daughter of the late Wilson Forrest Daniell and Edna Alice Prater Daniell.
Private burial of cremated remains at Forest Park Cemetery in Houston. Memorial service is being planned for March 2014.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the John P. McGovern Foundation Summer Reading Program, via the Houston Public Library Foundation c/o firstname.lastname@example.org
Arrangements are by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com.