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Michael A. Kelly Obituary


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“*Nephew ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: anne koehler - st.louis, MO

“I met my father twice. My 3 older children (Andy, Amy and Emily) had the chance to meet him though probably too young to remember him. Perhaps now...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Anne Koehler - St.louis, MO

“Michelle and family, My sincerest sympathies go to you and your family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Marilyn ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Marilyn Van Houten - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Thoughts and prayers for the family. I have so many wonderful memories of my Uncle Mike. I will miss him dearly! Im so glad I got a chance to see...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jammie Kelly - Belle Plaine, IA

“My husband and I would like to convey our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of your beloved Michael. We would like to share with you...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Peggy & Jeff - Waterloo - None

“Mike, you will be truly missed. We loved you so much. Jim and you were so close and he is really going to miss you. We will miss going to the farm...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: jim & alene kelly - belle plaine, IA

“I remember growing up as a child and we would go to uncle mike's farm and would have so much fun playing. Mike you will be deeply missed by us all....Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: jolene dawes - marion, IA - uncle

“To Sean, John and family It was a total shock reading in the gazette about our long lost friend Michael We lost touch with him He had moved to...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Eldo Jr. and Beverly Boisen - NY


Michael A. Kelly, 72, of Van Horne, died on Friday, April 1, 2011 at Northbrook Manor in Cedar Rapids. Per Michael’s wishes his body has been cremated. A gathering will be held from 1:00 until 4:00 PM on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at the Van Horne Community Room. Iowa Cremation is assisting the family.

Michael Ambrose Kelly was born at home on April 5, 1938 to Virgil and Mary (Bevins) Kelly in Van Horne, Iowa. Michael was united in marriage to Michele Catherine Houlahan on April 16, 1968 in Springville, IA. Michael was a self-employed farmer and antique dealer and he enjoyed the old west.

He is survived by his wife Michele; two sons Sean (Julie) Kelly of Cedar Rapids, and John Kelly of Phoenix, AZ; two grandsons Eric and Jared Kelly; and one brother James (Alene) Kelly of Belle Plaine, IA.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters Joyce McCormack and Janice Bryant; and two brothers Monte and Colin Kelly.
A memorial fund has been established by the family.