Cleone J. (Carlsten) Kelly, 86, of Pender NE

Cleone J. (Carlsten) Kelly, 86, of Pender passed away Saturday, July 16th at Legacy Garden Rehabilitation and Living Center in Pender.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Church of Pender in Pender; Pastor Steven Breazier is officiating.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 19th at Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Pender from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Pender.

Memorial may be directed to Legacy Garden Rehabilitation and Living Center in Pender.

Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Pender, NE are in charge of arrangements.

Cleone was born February 21, 1930 in Oakland, NE to Eugene and Florence (Pearson) Carlsten. She was baptized and confirmed at the Lyons Methodist Church in Lyons, NE. In 1947, she graduated from Lyons High School. On January 11, 1948, Cleone married Morris Kelly at the Methodist Church in Lyons and the couple had two children. She was employed at the Thurston County Clerk’s Office, Merry Grain and Lumber, and as a Thurston Post Master.

Cleone enjoyed cooking, traveling, and the ladies group at church. She loved dancing, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Ron (Wanda) Kelly of Thurston, NE; daughter, Maureen (Terry) Thompson of Clive, IA; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Cleone is preceded in death by her husband, Morris; parents; and brothers, Quentin and Eldon.

Cleone Kelly

Cleone Kelly

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