|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1941|
|Death: ||Apr. 14, 2014|
Celia Kilmer, 72, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.
Celia Forbes was born on August 28, 1941, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Willard and Martha (Herm) Forbes. She was raised and educated in Marshalltown, graduating from Marshalltown High School in 1959. Celia had an adventurous soul, she enjoyed moving throughout Iowa, Colorado and later to Arkansas. During her life she worked as a waitress at Zeno's Pizza, owned her own restaraunt in the 1960's and was a factory worker for a number of years. In 1996, Celia married Jim Kilmer and a few years later, retired to Arkansas where they lived for 14 years. In January of 2014 Celia and Jim moved back to Iowa to be closer to family. Celia had many hobbies and passions including camping, fishing, travel, puzzles, C.B. radios, collecting dolls and most importantly family.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband; Jim Kilmer; children: Susan (Alan) Clapp, Tom (Tammy) Bowman, Jason Mitchell, Scott Kilmer, Tom Kilmer, and Melissa Walker; lots of grandchildren and great grandchildren; three sisters: Betty (Kieth) Claude, Mary (Jack) Heltsley, and Pam Forbes.
Celia is preceded in death by her parents; one son, John Coldren; and one great-grandson, A.J.
Created by: Genealogy Buff
Record added: Apr 24, 2014
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