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Posted: Saturday, December 8, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:02 am, Sat Dec 8, 2012.

James O. Kelley, 83, of Galt, died Dec. 4. He was born James Oscar Kelley on May 26, 1929 in Olatha, Colo.

Mr. Kelley graduated from Galt High School in 1948 and worked as assistant warehouse manager for a cannery in Thornton. He enjoyed fishing, golfing at local golf courses, and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores "Dody" Kelley of Galt; daughter, Kathy Kirchhof of Galt; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Jewel Kelley Dentont; and brothers, Melvin Kelley and Roy Kelley.

A chapel service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ben Salas Funeral Home, with committal following at Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi. Viisitation will be held from 11 am to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Ben Salas Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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