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Cleo A. Kelly, 97

Cleo A. Kelly age 97 of East Grand Forks, MN passed away on Sunday, April 14th, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Society, Heritage Grove,  in East Grand Forks with her family at her side.Cleo Ann Kelly was born on February 28, 1916 in Larimore, ND the daughter of Howard and Louise (Foubert) Nelson.  Cleo grew up in East Grand Forks and attended Sacred Heart Catholic School graduating with the Class of 1933.  On September 5, 1938 she was united in marriage to Howard Kelly in East Grand Forks.  Cleo worked at Home of Economy for a number of years.  She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and was a volunteer with Sacred Heart’s Women’s Ministry and also the community of East Grand Forks.  Sadly on April 18, 1994 Howard passed away.  Cleo lived the last 8 years at the Good Samaritan in East Grand Forks.  Cleo was well loved and will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her.

         She is survived by her children, Karen Corbid of East Grand Forks, MN, Bill (Patricia) Kelly of Minneapolis, MN, Tim (Judy) Kelly of Shakopee, MN, Colleen (Kenneth) Breker of St. Joseph, MN, Keith and John Kelly both of Grand Forks, ND; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

         Cleo is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard Kelly; sisters, Alice, Corrine and Eva; brothers, J. Del and H. Boyd; son-in-law, Ben Corbid “The friendly Funeral Home Consultant”  and a great-grandson, Nolan Corbid.


Memorials preferred to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Good Samaritan Heritage Grove, or the East Grand Forks food shelf.


Funeral Service:   3:00 PM on Friday, April 19, 2013 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 200 3rd St. NW, East Grand Forks, MN


Visitation:   1 Hour prior Funeral Service in Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Friday


Interment:   Resurrection Cemetery ~ East Grand Forks, MN




Arrangements by:  Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, MN

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