William L. Kelly, 89 - January 02, 2011
William L. “Bill” Kelly, 89, of Lexington died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington with the Revs. Don O’Brien and Paul Colling as celebrants.
A visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 6, from 5-7 p.m. with rosary at 7 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.
Burial with military honors will be at the Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Lloyd and Clethal; his wife, Mary of 58 years; brother, Jim Kelly; sister, Marie Kelly; sister-in-law, Cathy Robbins.
Survivors include: his wife, Elleanor (Dodge Welliver) Kelly; daughters—Cathy (Drew) Johnson) Kelly of Sacramento, CA, and Sue (Charlie) Campbell of State College, PA; sister-in-law, Jeanne Kelly of Lincoln; brother-in-law, Bill Robbins of Sacramento, CA; four grandchildren—Michelle Evans, David (Colleen) Evans, Michael (Wendy) Evans and Mary Campbell; four great-grandchildren—Jacob and Tess McAndrew and Kelly and Ethan Evans; four nephews—Tom, Jim and Joe Kelly and Michael Robbins; a niece, Monica Robbins.
Kelly is also survived by his wife’s family members: sons—Craig (Phillyis) Welliver of Valentine and Cole Welliver of Lexington; grandchildren—Samantha (Shad) Mann and their son, Trevor of Brady, and Travis (Chrystal) Welliver and their children—Andrew and Mariah of Valentine.
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