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Lois Caroline Grancich (Kelly)

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Birthplace: Eads, Kiowa County, Colorado, United States
Death: Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Place of Burial: Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Stirling Kelly and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kelly
Wife of Lester Eugene Clark and John Anthony Grancich, Sr
Mother of Daniel Marion Poston; Mary Overcash; Margaret Jane Poston; Richard Stokes Poston; Amanda Wilhelm and 2 others
Sister of Thomas Romayne Kelly; Harold Stirling Kelly; James Clyde Kelly; Laura Helen Kelly; Cora Ruth Guthrie and 5 others

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About Lois Caroline Grancich

GRANCICH, Lois Caroline (KELLY) CLARK

Lois Caroline Kelly Clark Grancich was born March 8, 1917 in Eads, Kiowa County Colorado The daughter of Thomas Stirling KELLY and Lizzie BROWN KELLY.

Lois left Colorado in 1936 at the age of 18 to find work. She and a friend took the Greyhound bus to Los Angeles California. She stayed with her brother Harold and his wife Mae at their home in Long Beach, California. She was a "Rosie the Riveter" at Vultee Aircraft in Downey, Los Angeles California

Lois married Lester Eugene CLARK in Los Angeles on May 01, 1937. Their only son Eldon was born December 13, 1938. On New Years Day 1942, Lester's car was hit by a drunk driver and Lester died on January 3rd.

Lois worked as a "Rosie The Riveter" at Vultee Aircraft during WWII and after the war she worked as a clerk in a real estate office. She met and married John Anthony GRANCICH in 1947. John preceded her in death on November 16, 1993.

Lois never completely recovered from surgery for colon cancer in June 2000. She spent her last year in a nursing home. On June 2, 2001 she had a stroke and also a heart attack. She died in her sleep about 7:30 A.M. on June 10, 2001.

Her wish was to be cremated and her remains were to be placed in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, in the grave of Lester who died 59 years before her.

Lois Caroline Kelly Clark Grancich was born March 8, 1917 in Eads, Kiowa County Colorado The daughter of Thomas Stirling KELLY and Lizzie BROWN KELLY.

Lois left Colorado in 1936 at the age of 18 to find work. She and a friend took the Greyhound bus to Los Angeles California. She stayed with her brother Harold and his wife Mae at their home in Long Beach, California.

Lois married Lester Eugene CLARK in Los Angeles on May 01, 1937. Their only son Eldon was born December 13, 1938. On New Years Day 1942, Lester's car was hit by a drunk driver and Lester died on January 3rd.

Lois worked as a "Rosie The Riveter" at Vultee Aircraft during WWII and after the war she worked as a clerk in a real estate office. She met and married John Anthony GRANCICH in 1947. John preceded her in death on November 16, 1993.

Lois never completely recovered from surgery for colon cancer in June 2000. She spent her last year in a nursing home. On June 2, 2001 she had a stroke and also a heart attack. She died in her sleep about 7:30 A.M. on June 10, 2001.

Her wish was to be cremated and her remains were to be placed in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, in the grave of Lester who died 59 years before her.

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Lois Caroline Grancich's Timeline

1846
October 27, 1846
1847
January 14, 1847
North Carolina, United States
1849
June 28, 1849
North Carolina, United States
1857
January 18, 1857
1860
1860
North Carolina, United States
1864
December 3, 1864
1867
October 19, 1867
Iredell County, North Carolina, United States
1917
March 8, 1917
Eads, Kiowa County, Colorado, United States
1947
August 16, 1947
Age 30
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
2001
June 10, 2001
Age 84
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA