Karen Kelly Bellevue, Neb.

Published: Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 11:30 a.m. CST

Karen E. Kelly, 71, of Bellevue, Neb., died Jan. 15, 2013.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the Thanksgiving Lutheran Church in Bellevue, Neb. Visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday with family present 6 to 8 p.m. at Kahler-Dolce Mortuary in Papillion, Neb. Additional services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Apfel-Butler Funeral Home in Grand Island, Neb., with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Westlawn Cemetery in Grand Island, Neb.Memorials may be directed to St. Jude’s Hospital.

Karen E. Kelly was born Oct. 8, 1941.

Karen is survived by her husband Roger Kelly; sister Barbara Howie of Eugene, Ore.; sisters-in-law, Margaret Turk of Creston, Pat Schmidt of Hastings, Neb., and Connie (Gary) Springer of Clive; brothers-in-law, Frank (Dee Dee) Kelly of Phoenix, Ariz., and Bruce Kelly of Boone; six nieces and five nephews.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Fred Schmidt and Jeanette Schmidt (Hassett) and brother Robert Schmidt.

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