With her family by her side, Cecilia Kelley Zuspan, passed away in Tucson, Ariz., 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, Ariz. 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 is 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 Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at 10 am. The church is at 505 N. La Caada Drive, Green Valley, AZ 85614. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Published in Green Valley News & Sun on Jan. 6, 2013