Billie Rose Kellogg

May 24, 2001

No services will be conducted for Billie Rose Kellogg, 78, of Clarkdale, Ariz., a former Imperial Valley resident who died May 12 in Clarkdale.

Mrs. Kellogg was born March 6, 1923, in Shamrock, Okla., and was raised in Oklahoma and Texas. She worked as a "Rosie the riveter" in a bomber plant during World War II before moving to El Centro.

She married Seth Kellogg in El Centro on June 3, 1943. The Kelloggs resided in the Imperial Valley until the mid-1960s when they relocated to North San Diego County. They moved to Verde Valley, Ariz., in 1973.

Mrs. Kellogg was employed as a secretary and switchboard operator for many years, retiring in 1980. She continued volunteer work for several years.


She was preceded in death by her grandson Kevin Magelssen.

Survivors include her husband, Seth Kellogg of Clarkdale; daughter and son-in-law, Valerie and Phil Falbo of Clarkdale; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Dawn Kellogg of Imperial; grandsons, David Magelssen of Clarkdale, Sean Kellogg of Mira Mesa and F. Thomas Welsch of Tempe, Ariz.; sister and brother-in-law, Bettie Ann and Dale Lundy of Crestview, Fla.; niece and spouse, Denise and Steven Campbell of Crestview; nephew and spouse, Dale Jr. and Kathy Lundy of Eastford, Conn.; cousin, Dallas Ann Barnes of Mesa, Ariz.; and many friends.

The family suggests memorials to the Northern Arizona Hospice, 269 S. Candy Lane, Cottonwood, AZ 86326.


A wake service will be conducted Friday at Victory Noll, the Motherhouse of Our Lady of Victory Missionary in Huntington, Ind., for Sister Evelyn Mourey, OLVM, of Huntington, who died Wednesday in Huntington. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated Saturday in Huntington.

Memorial services will be conducted at a later date in the Imperial Valley.

Sister Evelyn Mourey served missionary from 1989 to 1998 in the Imperial Valley. She was the founder of Sister Evelyn Mourey Center, formerly called Centro Siempre Aprendiendo, at the Posada Del Sol apartment complex in El Centro. In February, Sister Evelyn participated in a blessing and renaming of the center.

Sister Evelyn worked tirelessly for justice in Bolivia and the United States, where she served during her 60 years of religious life.

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