— Benjamin J. Kelso, 20, of Indianapolis, died early Friday morning, Aug. 24, 2012.
Ben was born in Bloomington on March 26, 1992 to Roger Kelso and Gretchen Kelso Cozzolino. He was preceded in death by two baby sisters, Ashley and Taylor Kelso.
Surviving Ben are his fiancée, Kathryn Preston; his daughter, Georgia Rose; his parents; his sister, Stefani Espinosa; brothers, Matthew and Jeffery Kelso as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and paternal grandmother.
Benjamin had earned an electronic systems technician diploma from Lincoln College of Technology and was pursuing an associate degree in electronic systems service management. He was also a part-time hub supervisor for the United Parcel Service at the 81st and Zionsville Road location in Indianapolis.
A graveside service was Thursday Aug. 30, at Hutton Cemetery in Zionsville. The cemetery is located just about a mile up the road from Ben’s mother’s home in Cedar Bend, where Ben’s romance with Kathryn “Katie” evolved, and the little family grew to include their daughter, Georgia Rose.
In Lieu of flowers, donations in Ben’s memory can be made to IU Foundation Account No. I38AS30021 Attn. Dr. Peter Finn 1500 Ind. 46 Bloomington, IN 47408. Arrangements are entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan – Zionsville.
Online condolences may be made at www.flannerbuchanan.com