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Marian Bellora

d. May 21, 2013

Marian Bellora

Marian L Bellora of Coffeyville, Kansas, was called to be with her Lord, Tuesday evening, May 21, 2013.

At the familys request please join us in celebrating Marians life at Graveside services that will be held Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Fairview Cemetery. The Reverend Lee Passwater of Trinity United Methodist Church will be officiating. Under the direction of FordWulfBruns Chapel, Coffeyville, Kansas.

Memorials can be made in Marians honor to the Trinity United Methodist Church, Diabetes Association of America, Coffeyville Friends of Animals, contributions may be left with FordWulfBruns Chapel.

Marian was born on July, 1926 to Cal and Louise Durand. As a youth, she was active in sports, most particularly, softball. She worked several jobs during her school years which included Tals Midland Theater as an usherette and Shorty Morgans behind the soda fountain. During the summer of 42 she supported the War efforts working as a riveter at the Boeing plant in Wichita, Kansas. In her senior year in high school, she was the Homecoming Football Queen. She graduated from Field Kindley High School with the class of 44. After graduation, she worked as a sales person at the Sears and Roebuck store and then later at the Coffeyville Air Base in the stock room. During that time she excelled as a first baseman for the Air Base WACS. It was at this time she caught the attention of her future husband, Robert Bellora, a veteran of the Air War in Europe. They were married in Coffeyville in August, 1945. Two true members of the Greatest Generation.

Being married to a serviceman, Marian saw lots of places which included residences in Sacramento, California, Fremont, Nebraska, Anchorage, Alaska, McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, Dryersville, Iowa and Canton and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Robert passed away in 1968. Once settled back in Coffeyville, Kansas she worked as a Dietary Supervisor at the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center where she eventually retired from in 1981. Marian was active in church, Trinity United Methodist Church, loved flowers, bird watching, antique woodworking, stained glass, dogs animal lover of all kinds, lover of old houses.

Marians surviving family members, who were blessed with her presence, and to their last days, will love her with all their hearts are: three children Terry Bellora and wife, June, Linda Call and husband Larry, Russ Bellora and wife Jackie. Six grandchildren, Betsy Mellon, Jason Call, Brandon Bellora, Wendy Bellora, Holly Bellora and Jesse Bellora. Three great grandchildren: Trey Mellon, Kendall Call and Tason Ballora.

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