Irene M. Kellner
Irene M. Kellner, age 88, of Baltimore, died February 28, 2011, at the Fairfield Medical Center.
She worked for the former Crown-Zellerbach Corp. in the payroll department for over 30 years and then for 10 years at the former Gaulden Manor Nursing Center in Baltimore. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church and was a 50 year and Past Matron member of the Parthenia Chapter #124 Order of the Eastern Star in Baltimore. She was a 1940 graduate of Liberty-Union High School.
She is survived by a daughter, Janet Bennett, Westerville; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Vera Kellner, Baltimore and George and Connie Kellner Jr. Florida; grandchildren, Nicole Kellner (Stephen) Swick, Jason (Michelle) Kellner, Renee Bennett, Eric Bennett and Tara (Mike) Leskovac; nine great grandchildren, Spencer, Josie, Nathan, Kyler, Bryan, Jilaine, Paige, Zoe and Ethan; sister, Martha Littrell, Baltimore; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Florence Baugher Groves; and sister and brother-in-law, Marvine and Edward Taggart.
A Memorial Service was held March 9, 2011, at the Johnson- Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore with Pastor Bud Leskovac officiating. A Caring Cremation has taken place. An Order of Eastern Star service was also conducted at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Baltimore Parthenia Chapter Order of Eastern Star in Irene’s memory.