DOWNEY - Grace Ruth Kiralla, a longtime Downey resident, died June 3. She was 85.She was born in South Gate and moved to Downey in 1948, where she resided the last 61 years. She is survived by her son, Jim Kiralla; daughter, Cherie Stelzer; daughter-in-law, Paulette Kiralla; grandchildren, Pat McGowan, Lisa Bagge and Scott Mellar; great-grandchildren, Aaron Cendahas and Desiree Cendahas; and a sister, Hazel Dunant. A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 12112 Woodruff Ave., in Downey. Roy Tait will officiate.
********** Published: June 12, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 8