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Rebecca Kellems Brentlinger

d. July 18, 2022

 Rebecca Kellems Brentlinger passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022

at her home in Grand Lake, Colorado.


She was born in Marion, Indiana, the daughter of Robert and Virginia Kellems, graduated from Yorktown High School and attended Ball State University.  Becky had a long and fulfilling career at the U.S. Post Office, starting as a letter carrier and retiring as Executive Sales Manager for the Rocky Mountain Sales Center.  She was a great leader and public servant, with a working motto of

“Be brief, be brilliant, be gone”.


Rebecca is survived by her son Jordan Brentlinger, daughter Chelsea Carson and her husband Ben Carson, grandchildren Cayden Floyd and Evan Carson, siblings, Debbie Blanke, Angela Kellems (son Colin Hartley), John Kellems (Duane Johnston) and her beloved dog Rudi.  She was preceded in death by her parents in 2017.


A celebration of life will be held at 9:00 am on Saturday, August 6 at Hope United Methodist Church, 5101 S. Dayton St. Greenwood Village, CO, 80111 followed by a private burial service in Grand Lake Cemetery in Grand Lake, CO.


Memorial contributions may be directed to Praying Hands Ranch in memorial of Rebecca. Online condolences may be sent to

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