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Gabrielle "Gabby" Gladys Kellen

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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Gabby Kellen
Gabrielle "Gabby" Gladys Kellen, two-month old daughter of Karl and Melissa (Kraft) Kellen of Granville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Granville, with Rev. Richard Ball officiating.Burial will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Granville. Friends may call anytime after 4 p.m. today.There will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m., and vigil prayer service at 6 p.m., all at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Granville. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Gabrielle was born Oct. 2, 2009 at Sioux Falls, S.D.She was baptized and confirmed on Oct. 2, 2009. In the precious time that she was with us she touched many lives. She was always such a 'big girl'. She will always live on her family's hearts.She loved listening to music, playing with her toys, especially her dog Scout, and the touch of her mom and dad's hands and the sound of their voices. She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandparents, Merle and Margaret Grayson, Raymond and LaVera Kraft. Paternal great-grandparents, Raymond and Catherine Neitzel, Aloysius and Elizabeth Kellen.

Gabrielle is survived by her parents, Karl and Melissa Kellen of Granville; two sisters, Emily and Allison Kellen; three brothers, Mason, Morgan and Zach; her maternal Grandparents, Dennis and Mabeth Kraft of Larrabee; her paternal Grandparents, Joe and Liz Kellen of Alton;six Aunts, Tammy Hall of Kerrville, Texas, Anne Torgerson and her husband Dean of Thurmont, Md., Mary Hunt and her husband J.D. of Alton, Judy Kellen of Sioux City, Joni Lamfers and her husband Keith of Fort Dodge, Cari Kellen of LeMars; three uncles, Neal Kellen and his wife Tammy of Las Vegas, Nev., Tony Kellen and his wife Gina, Rick Kellen and his wife Gwen , all of Alton; and several cousins