With her family by her side, Cecilia Kelley Zuspan, passed away in Tucson, Arizona, on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013 after a brief illness.
She was born on April 15, 1948 in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Charles R. and Barbara Kelley. She lived in Northern California, where she had a successful real estate career before moving to Green Valley, Arizona. Cecilia was a member of the Quail Creek Lady Putters and Ladies 9-Hole Golf Association. She loved her new surroundings, especially learning the different types of flowers and cactus.
Cecilia is survived by her husband, Jerry C. Zuspan; children, George “Fred” Dillemuth (Amy), Elizabeth “Kelley” Gustafson (Rob) and Shane Zuspan (Angela); grandchildren, Katherine, Annika and Thomas Dillemuth, Hannah and Adam Gustafson, and Zachary and Katelyn Zuspan; mother, Mrs. Charles R. Kelley; sisters, Barbara O’Connell (Bill), Mary Wehr (Marty) and Margaret White; brother, Charles Kelley; aunt, Isabel Rienecker; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles R Kelley; beloved grandmother and grandfather, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Poshepny; uncle, Don Rienecker; and aunt, Anneva Ruth Shaw.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church, 505 North La Canada Drive, Green Valley, Ariz. 85614. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.