Obit: Kelsey, Meredyth G. #2 (1921 - 2011)



Surnames: Henry, Kelsey, Kranz, Mykleby, Wadinski, Westphal


----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, May 18, 2011, page 15


Kelsey, Meredyth G. (Mykleby) (June 17, 1921 - May 10, 2011)


Meredyth G. Kelsey, 89, of Abbotsford, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Funeral services for Meredyth will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Burial will be in the Abbotsford Public Cemetery.

Visitation with family and friends will be on Saturday at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Meredyth was born on June 17, 1921, to Edward and Gladys (Henry) Mykleby in Eagle River.


She attended Star Lake Grade School and was a 1939 graduate of Eagle River High School and graduated with a degree in Home Economics from Stevens Point Normal School. Meredyth taught home economics at Abbotsford High School from 1943 to 1951 after that she sub taught to spend more time at home with her children. She married Jack Junior Kelsey on August 17, 1946, at the First Presbyterian Church in Abbotsford.

Meredyth enjoyed sewing, reading, knitting, gardening and a good game of pinochle with the womens group.

She is lovingly survived by her children, Sharon Westphal of Eau Claire, Terry (Barbara) Kelsey of Cartersville, Ga., Nanette Kelsey of Madison, George (Rosemary) Kelsey of Owen, Suzanne Kelsey of Beaver Dam; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, James (Mary Jane) Mykleby of Weston; sisters, Mildred (James) Wadinski of Wausau and Phyllis Mykelby of Burgaw, NC.

Meredyth was preceded in death by her husband Jack in 1992; her parents; son, Jeffrey Kelsey; and sister, June Kranz.

The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Friends may send online condolences to



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