Ember Harriette Kelberlau

Aug 30, 1916 - Apr 17, 2016


Kelberlau, Ember H.

Ember Kelberlau, age 99, passed away in her sleep at home in Sacramento, CA on April 17, 2016. Ember grew up on a farm in Hooper, Nebraska, later attending the University of Nebraska and Hunter University in New York. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. She is survived by her children Gayle Margarite (Gus), John Kelberlau and Carrie Frederiksen (Lee), 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Over the years, she was a tireless volunteer for Easter Seals, Loaves and Fishes, St. John’s Food Bank and church rummage sales. Ember was as an avid gardener and Garden Club member. She was a talented artist working with numerous media including water and oil painting, ceramics and copper work. A memorial service will be held for her on May 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the new cremation garden pavilion at East Lawn, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, CA followed by a lunch reception in the St. Francis room.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary Chapel
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA 95841


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