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Elsie Stewart Kerr

Native of Scotland

Elsie Stewart Kerr of Dundalk, who sold clothing and worked as a teaching assistant, died Thursday of pneumonia at the Mercy Medical Center.

The 87-year-old Falkirk, Scotland, native came to the United States in 1927. The former Elsie Stewart settled first in Steubenville, Ohio. After their marriage in 1930, she and her husband, William Kerr, also a native of Scotland, lived in the Pittsburgh and Buffalo, N.Y., areas before he began working at the Bethlehem Steel Corp. rolling mill at Sparrows Point.

Mr. Kerr died in 1949, and Mrs. Kerr went to work at Young World Fashions in Dundalk. In 1964, she became a teaching assistant at the Battle Monument School, where she remained until her retirement in 1975 with a certificate of appreciation from the Baltimore County school board.

She then became active in the Woman's Club of Dundalk, serving on the executive board and as head of the hospitality committee. Services were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Bradley-Ashton Funeral Home, 2134 Willow Spring Road, Dundalk.

Mrs. Kerr is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Kerr Robbins oPasadena and Lindsay Kerr Danahy of Cincinnati; a son, Gordon Stewart Kerr of Chicago; three sisters, Margaret Austin of West Palm Beach, Fla., Nell Gordon of Shotts, Scotland, and Lucy McCallum of Wishaw, Scotland; a brother, Ralph Stewart of Shotts; and nine grandchildren.


Carolee Axelrod

Construction executive

Carolee Axelrod, vice president of a construction company, died Friday after a heart attack at her home in Cockeysville.

The 51-year-old Farmstead Road resident was vice president of A&C; Builders Inc., which her husband, Harold S. Axelrod, serves president. The former Carolee Bauer was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of Towson High School.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be conduced at 1 p.m. today at St. Joseph's Church, 101 Church Lane, Texas.

In addition to her husband, her survivors include two daughters, Cherie Rushlow of Garden City, Mich., and Sandra Lee Judge of Cockeysville; two sons, John Axelrod of Garden City and Jules Todd Axelrod of Cockeysville; her mother, Mary A. Bauer of Baltimore; a brother, Ambrose R. Bauer Jr. of Baltimore; a sister, Barbara A. Buckleman of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and six grandchildren.

Linda G. Robertson

Baltimore painter

Painter Linda G. Robertson, whose paintings have been exhibited at the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Peale Museum, died March 3 at Keswick of respiratory failure after a series of strokes. She was 86.

The Buffalo, N.Y., native spent her childhood in New York City and Boston, graduating from Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Conn.

The former Elizabeth Linda Griffin studied art privately under the guidance of Herman Maril and Gladys Goldstein. Her work was exhibited at the local museums in the 1960s and 1970s. She served as president of Planned Parenthood of Maryland about 50 years ago. She attended the Church of the Redeemer in Baltimore.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, William G. Robertson Jr.; a son, Charles M. Nes III of the Charlesbrooke development; and four grandchildren.

% Services were private.

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