Maudelyn (Marge) N. Gildenmeister Keller Whitley died Sept. 17, 2007 in Cottonwood, Ariz.
A longtime resident of Christopher Creek and Payson, she was born in Elyria, Ohio, in 1917, to Maud and Adelbert Johnston.
Mrs. Whitley was known as a ceramics instructor and great crafter.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Whitley of Cottonwood; a daughter, Sandra Milligan Dircks of Payson; two sisters, Ledora (Lee) Biltz of Payson and Lillian Mollenkopf of New Philadelphia, Ohio. She is also survived by six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by husbands Allen Gildenmeister and Lloyd Keller; her son, Gene Gildenmeister; and a grandson, Todd Milligan.
There are no services scheduled at this time. Internment will be in Green Acres Cemetery, in Scottsdale, Ariz.