Obit: Kelly, Paul Lawrence (1915- 2010)


Surnames: Anderson, Bucher, Kelly, Meerbrey, Miller, Peabody, Rindt, Schlosser, Ulrich, Vaughn, Young

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, January 13, 2011, online edition

Kelly, Paul Lawrence (April 11, 1915 - December 28, 2010)

Paul Lawrence Kelly, 95, Medford, died Tuesday, Dec. 28 at Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center in Medford.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, Dec. 31 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake, with Father Otto Bucher officiating. Interment was at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Westboro, with full military honors conducted by the Premeau-Schauss VFW Post No. 7817.

Pallbearers were Mark Anderson, Matthew Anderson, Jim Rindt, Jimmy Rindt, Frank Miller, Mike Miller, Craig Ulrich and Daniel Schlosser.

Paul Kelly was born on April 11, 1915 in Baraboo to the late Patrick and Cecile (Young) Kelly.

The family moved to Radisson, then to the Westboro area when he was 13 years old. He served in the United States Army during World War II, then returned to the Westboro area where he was a sheep farmer. He later owned and operated a dairy farm and a Christmas tree farm, and was employed at Hurd.

On July 4, 2000 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Rib Lake, he married Nancy Peabody, who survives.

He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church and Premeau-Schauss VFW Post No. 7817. He enjoyed traveling, especially to Canada, walking on the Ice Age Trail, geology, reading and animals, especially cats.

In addition to his wife, survivors include, a step-daughter, Katrina (Dave) Vaughn of Fitzgerald, Ga.; two step-grandchildren, Carson and David; mother-in-law, Georgiana Peabody of Westboro; a sister-in-law, Pauline Kelly of Rib Lake; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frank, and a sister, Valeska (William) Meerbrey.

Memorial contributions in his honor may be given to Premeau-Schauss VFW Post No. 7817.

Dallmann-Kniewel Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.




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