Kathleen Flora

October 07, 1918
- June 04, 2006

CALIFORNIA - Kathleen Flora "Kay" Emms, 87, died June 4, 2006. She was born Oct. 7, 1918, in LaGrange, the daughter of Gustaf A. and Pearl Mae (Porter) Nelson. Kathleen was a resident of Santa Clara and San Jose, Calif. for 55 years and a graduate of Winterport High School. She was employed as a bookkeeper and clerk for various businesses, retiring from Santa Clara County Office of Veterans Services in 1993. Kathleen was a lifetime member of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter No. 17 of Hampden. She is survived by one sister, Charlotte Foster of Hampden; one son, Wayne H. Ware of Redding Calif.; three grandchildren, Mary Kay Lufkin, Natalie A. Conlan, both of San Jose, Calif. and William W. Ware Sr. of Santa Clara, Calif.; five great-grandchildren, Justin W. Lufkin, Mallory P. Lufkin, Andrew R. Fales, all of San Jose, Calif., William W. Ware Jr. and Daniel R. Ware, both of Santa Clara, Calif.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at Los Gatos Memorial Park Chapel, 2255 Los Gatos Almaden Rd., San Jose, Calif. There will also be a graveside memorial service 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at the family plot in Lagrange. Memorial contributions may be made to the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter No. 17, Hampden, in care of Eastern Star Grange, 49 Emerson Mill Rd., Hampden, ME 04444.

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