Thomas Francis Kelly
June 3, 1929 – August 28, 2019
Age 90, of Woodbury, passed away on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019.
Graduate of Monroe High School, B.A. University of Saint Thomas, and three Master Degrees. PVT-E1 US Army, Lt. Col. (retired) Airforce Reserves 29 years, served as liaison for the Air Force Academy 15 year, Pro Baseball “Bonus Baby” Brooklyn Dodgers, 1948. Played college basketball and baseball. Teacher, Counselor, Coach, GED test administrator Saint Paul Schools, High school/College basketball and football referee. Avid Fisherman and Golfer.
Proceeded in death by son, Vincent; mother, Helen (Minnie); and sister, Dolores Albers.
Survived by loving wife of 66 years, Mary. Children: Mary (Keith Armstrong), Kathleen (Bruce Johnson), Jean (David Fasching), Ann (Dr. Robert Gaertner) and Tom (Amy). Grandchildren: Willow (Luke), Keith (Allison), Katy (Jeremiah), Dale (Calsey), Bryn (Joseph), Daniel, Marcus, Jenna, Jacob, Matt, Aidan, Anya, T.J. and Joseph. Great-Grandchildren: Aliya, Maxwell, Rhowin, Vincent, Edith, Kelly. And Daughter-in-law, Carol.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, September 5th at Saint Ambrose of Woodbury, 4125 Woodbury Drive. Visitation one hour prior to services at the church. Burial at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
- Marcus Kelly
- Matt Kelly
- Jacob Johnson
- Dale Fasching
- Dan Fasching
- Keith Lee Armstrong
- Visitation Thursday, September 5, 2019
- Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, September 5, 2019