Gene Kelso, 87, Battlement Mesa, Colo., formerly of Chanute, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
Gene was born Nov. 21, 1924 in Omaha, Neb., to Frank and Elsie Kelso. Gene served in the Army Air Corp during WWII.
Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Scarborough Kelso.
He leaves behind his son Michael; daughter Cindy; a granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 9 at Battlement Mesa Cemetery.
The family suggests donations to Forever Shih-Tzu Rescue, 1316 Weidman Manor Court, Ballwin, MO 63011
Online condolences at RifleFuneralHome.com