OBITUARY

Karen Sue Kelley

September 28, 1956September 23, 2018
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Karen Sue Kelley, 61, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, September 23, 2018. Born in Newark, New York on September 28, 1956, she worked for the state of New York for 27 years, before moving to Fort Wayne in 2002. She worked for EACS for six years and Rescare for four years, then retired in 2013. She was an avid sports fan of the South Side Lady Archers basketball team, and the Wayne Generals Football team. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Kelley; children, Kelly and Matt (Jacqueline) Carlin; four grandchildren, Ava, Dakota, Parker and Elena; mother, Joann Ulrich; siblings Kathy, Kevin, Kyle (Pam) Ulrich and Kristy (Mark) Hughson; in-laws, Richard (Joyce) Kelley; sister-in-law, Pam (Ken) Miller, Laurie (Todd) Erdly; brother in-law, Richard (April) Kelley Jr.; and many nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by her father, Thomas Ulrich; grandmother, Florence O’Neil; nephew, Ryan Hughson; niece, Kaleigh Hughson; and sister-in-law ,Sarah Kelley. A celebration of Karen’s life will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 6750 Covington Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation a half hour prior. Father Robert D' Souza officiating. Visitation will also be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to South Side Lady Archers Basketball, Wayne Generals Football team, or American Kidney Foundation.

  • DONATIONS

  • Southside "Lady Archers" Basketball
  • Wayne "Generals" Football
  • American Kidney Foundation

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Thursday, September 27, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, September 28, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 28, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Final Resting Place: Greenlawn Memorial Park
REMEMBERING

Karen Sue Kelley

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Grace Reeves Smith

September 27, 2018

Prayers and blessings to everyone.
Remembering our Saturday morning bowling’s.
Then remembering our bowling trips.

Grace

Raymond Kelley

September 26, 2018

Karen my heart is crushed you were my rock please help all of us get through this you will be deeply missed I love you very much I know you will guide me until I see you again we always told each other how much we loved each other I'm so glad we told each other that before you passing I will get thru this but its gonna be tough but always remember i love you

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