Emily Eva Kelkenberg


Emily E. Kelkenberg passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Born in Newstead, N,Y on February 16, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Ivy Wicks Ribbeck.
Emily was a member of the Miller Hose Ladies Auxiliary for over 25 years. She enjoyed gardening, baking, and especially loved spending time with her family, having cookouts and spending holidays together.
Emily is predeceased by her husband, Richard Kelkenberg, who passed away in 1992.
Emily was the mother of Clayton (Pamela) Kelkenberg, Jamie (Alicia) Kelkenberg, Richard (Heather) Kelkenberg, Jr., Erica "Susie" Kelkenberg, Crystal Kelkenberg and the late Bonnie (Michael) Weaver and Rickie Kelkenberg. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; and her dear friend, Albert Chiavaczi. Emily was the sister of Carl Ribbeck, Audrey Sherman and the late Butch Ribbeck, Grace Alexander, Ethel Anderson and Joanie Brown. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Sunday, September 8th 1-5 PM at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, where services will be held on Monday, September 9th at 10 AM. Interment will be in Pioneer Cemetery.
Memorials to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240, would be appreciated by the family.
Online condolences at pruddenandkandt.com.
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4 posts

Charlene Dent
Sep 06, 2019
Always remembered Aunt Emy as such a loving and caring person. So sorry for your loss, may God Bless you with his peace and love.
Sep 06, 2019
She was a wonderful woman and she will be missed!
Kellie bevilacqua
Sep 06, 2019
Sorry to hear of Aunt Emmie as I called her my prayers are with you all God Bless
John Russell
Sep 06, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
God Bless