WARNER, NH: Ilga (Gailitis) Celms, 77, of Warner, NH died Thursday, March 22, 2018 after a courageous battle with dementia, at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Newport, NH.
Ilga was born on August 14, 1940, in Riga, Latvia, to the late Adolph and Lucy (Zentels) Gailitis. She was also predeceased by her husband, John J. K. Celms, who died in 2012, and a sister, Edite Moneypenny, who died in 2000.
Ilga enjoyed her family and pets. She loved living at the Latvian Church Camp in Bradford, NH, Piesaule, where she enjoyed experiencing all that the nature of New Hampshire has to offer.
She was survived by a son, Karlis A. Celms, of Warner, NH, a daughter, Karina A. Celms, of Bradford, NH, and a brother, Rolands Gailitis, of New Bedford, MA.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 4 to 6 pm in the Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 19 Hall Ave, Henniker, NH.