KELLIS—Mary Kellis

KELLIS—Mary Kellis of Florence passed away July 20, 2020.

She was born on March 13, 1921, in Silverton, Ore. She graduated from Klamath Union High School, in Klamath Falls, Ore.

Mary served in the US Coast Guard from 1944 to 1946.

She received a bachelor’s degree in international relations from USC and masters in linguistics from American University. She worked for the US State Department in the Information Services branch of the Foreign Service. She retired from the United Nations Library, where she worked as a librarian in the information services department.   

Burns’s Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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