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Billie A. Kelch
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A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Modesto for Billie Allen Kelch, 70, of Modesto. He died Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at Doctors Medical Center.

Eaton Family Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

Born July 4, 1933 Mr. Kelch was a native of McCook, Neb., and lived in Modesto for 32 years. He previously lived in Ripon. He was an office manager. Mr. Kelch was a graduate of Ceres High School and Heald Business College in San Jose. He was instrumental in developing Ripon Little League. Mr. Kelch was an Army veteran who enjoyed duck hunting and classic cars.

He leaves behind three children, Dale Kelch of Modesto, Camille Pritchett of Huntsville, Ala., and Louise Rial of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.