Grace Catherine Kellner died unexpectedly on October 27, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. Grace was born\n\non June 26, 1992 in Russellville, Arkansas. She was a 2010 graduate of Russellville High School where\n\nshe graduated with highest honors and was the recipient of a Governor's Scholarship. She attended the\n\nUniversity of Central Arkansas Honors Program and graduated in 2014 summa cum laude with dual\n\ndegrees in environmental studies and honor's programs and with a minor in geography. In 2014 she\n\nwas named the UCA geography student of the year. Grace then attended the University of Denver and\n\ngraduated with her Master's degree in 2016 in environmental geography. She worked for the Colorado\n\nDepartment of Transportation following graduation and then was hired at Felsberg, Holt & Ullevig Inc.\n\nwhere she was an intern in the geography division at the time of her death.\n\nGrace was the beloved daughter of Chris and Noma Kellner of Russellville, Arkansas. She was named\n\nafter her great-grandmother, Catherine England, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by\n\nan uncle, Banks Edward Wilkinson, and great-grandparents Stanley England, Noma Wilkinson, and Banks\n\nWilkinson as well as grandparents Lloyd and Pat Kellner from San Lorenzo, California. She is survived by\n\nsisters Annalise Kellner and Elizabeth Destiny Kellner as well as Grandparents Henry and Mary Lou\n\nWilkinson of Russellville, Arkansas. She is survived by aunts and uncles that include Sarah and Joey Allen\n\nof Bryant, Arkansas; David and Dawn Wilkinson of Louisville, Kentucky; Clint and Madeline Kellner of\n\nNovato, California and Kathy and Mike Griffith of San Lorenzo, California. She is survived by cousins\n\nDrew Allen, Tori Allen, Cameron Fagen, Laurel Kellner, Mark Kellner, Claire Griffith and Emily Griffith\n\nSantos. Finally, she is survived by her adored companion - her cat Toulouse.\n\nGrace was extremely enthusiastic about the environment, women's rights, animal rights, gymnastics,\n\nclassical music, roller blading, hiking, and traveling. She was a gymnast at Tena's Gymnastics and\n\ncompeted from the age of 8 until 17 in USA Competitive Gymnastics. She played the flute in the\n\nRussellville Band System and was an All-State flute player every year while in High School.\n\nGrace will be missed so dearly by her parents and family members who are devastated by her death. In\n\nlieu of flowers, the family would request donations to either the Norbert Schedler Honors Department\n\nat UCA; the Arkansas Audubon Society Halberg Summer Camp; or All Saints Episcopal Church in\n\nRussellville, Arkansas. Burial arrangements are through Humphrey Funeral Home. A celebration of\n\nGrace's life will be held at 6pm on Wednesday, November 7 at All Saints Episcopal Church in Russellville,\n\nArkansas.