Edith (Edie) Marie Kellem, 62, of Mountain Home, passed away Friday, December 23rd at the Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House.
Edie was born October 21, 1949, in Gary, Indiana to Martin and Edith Fleming Jarabek. She married Jerry Kellem on August 17, 1968, and has two sons, Martin and Randall Kellem. Edie worked 31 years with the Mountain Home Post Office. She was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church and the American Postal Workers Union. She loved her family and baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her sons Martin (Candace) and Randall (Amy) of Mountain Home; sisters Vivian Jarabek and Millie (Doug) Rockafellow of Mountain Home, Betty (Paul) Jackson, of Ames, Iowa; grandchildren Michael, Bryan and Makayla Kellem and Dusty Barnes, all of Mountain Home, as well as many other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home Chapel, 2833 Hwy. 62 West in Mountain Home, on Monday, December 26, 2011 from 12-8 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m.Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at Eastside Baptist Church with Reverend John Gilbert officiating. Burial will be private. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.