Kelso, Dorothy J., Saginaw, Michigan


Loving mother and grandmother passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at Covenant Emergency Care Center. Age 75 years. Daughter of the late William and Clara (Zolinski) Parker, Dorothy was born February 24, 1936 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to John M. (Jack) Kelso on August 17, 1957. He predeceased her June 20, 2011. Dorothy was employed at Wickes Corporation, Benham Company, and City of Saginaw Income Tax Division. She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and on the funeral luncheon committee at the church. Dorothy enjoyed boating, reading, gardening, Detroit Sports and the World’s Best Cook. Surviving are two sons and one daughter, David and Laurie (Gross) Kelso, Karen Kelso, Ron and Connie (Paron) Kelso; two grandchildren, Michael and Christopher Kelso; two sisters, Judy and Richard Gunther , Jacqueline and Richard Buska; several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Parker. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. John R. Johnson will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. www.snowfuneralhome.net