Barbara, beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away at home on November 14, 2015. Barbara was born on June 6th, 1937 in Lorain Ohio to Wilbur and Mary Kelling. She graduated from Lorain High School in 1955. In March of 1958 she graduated from the American Airlines Training Center DFW after which she was a Flight Attendant until 1960. She met Ted, the love of her life, in Dallas Texas; and they were married in November 1962, in Lorain Ohio. They moved to San Diego, CA where she was a Navy wife for two tours while working at Ryan Aeronautics. She began a new career after the Navy, alongside Ted, establishing family import and manufacturing companies which took her to the Far East and around the world. It was in San Diego that they reared there only child Jeff; before moving to Scottsdale AZ in 2010.
Barbara was active in the Kiwi Club (an American Airlines Stewardess' Charity Group) where she was the National President from 1980 to 1982. She loved reading and ...
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