Elizabeth “Betty” Kennelly, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away Friday September 4, 2009.  Age 74 years. The daughter of the late Charles and Marie Siler was born April 26, 1935 in Merrill.  She married Gerald Kennelly October 15, 1960, he survives her.   Betty was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.  She was also a member of the American Legion Post 439 auxiliary.   She enjoyed cooking, gardening, dancing and cherished time with family and friends. Surviving besides her husband are two daughters and a son; Kimberly (James) Flynn of  Grand Rapids, Gary Kennelly of Saginaw, Mary (Steve) Riley of Auburn Hills; four grandchildren; Ryan and Kevin Flynn, Caroline and Mitchell Riley; three siblings; Mary Jackie Foye, Lois Foy, and Joseph Siler.  She was predeceased by three sisters; Joan Zurbrigg, Patricia Ekberg, and Pauline Siler. She was very much loved by all who knew her and she will be dearly missed.  Funeral liturgy will take place 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 10, 2009 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Rd.  Rev. David Parsch will officiate with a committal service at St. Andrew Mausoleum.  Friends may call on Wednesday at W.L. Case & Co. Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Rd. from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Holy Spirit Catholic Church or the American Legion Post 439 Scholarship fund.  www.casefuneralhome.com