Carl R. Kelley


Birth: October 29th, 1941
Death: March 26th, 2018
Age: 76 years
Residence:Spring Hill, Florida
Previous Residence(s):Saginaw, Michigan
Survived By: Carl leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Susan, a daughter and son, Stacey and Trevor Demoines , Gladwin, Michigan, and Scott and Carmel Kelley, Chino Valley, Arizona, 2 step-daughters, Joie and Will Huffman, Menominee, Wisconsin, and Amy Riddle, Weeki Wachee, Florida, 6 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 5 great step-grandchildren, his sisters Gladys Ducharme and Barbara and Duane Moore, a brother David and Bonnie Kelley, a sister-in-law, Vesta Kelley; his brother's in law Bob Mitchell, Tom and Barbara Mitchell, Dave and Cindy Mitchell, and Jerry and Cindy Mitchell.

Passed away March 26, 2018, following a brief illness.  Age 76 years, Carl was born October 29, 1941, to Marcus E. and Eleanor F. (Crittenden) Kelley.  He married Susan Mitchell Miller November 1, 2003.  Carl was a proud member of the Elks Lodge 2520 in Aripeka, Florida; the AmVets Post 550 in Zephyrhills, Florida; the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 497 (Golden Age Member) in Saginaw, Michigan; and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 82 in Saginaw, Michigan.  Carl retired as a heavy equipment operator from Bierlein Companies in 2007, always having a story to tell about one of the 27 states he worked in while employed by Bierlein.  Carl moved permanently to Spring Hill, Florida, in 2014, and truly enjoyed his retirement by golfing several times a week; he did not miss the winters in Michigan and loved the hot sunny summer days down in Florida.  Carl leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Susan, a daughter and son, Stacey and Trevor Demoines , Gladwin, Michigan, and Scott and Carmel Kelley, Chino Valley, Arizona, 2 step-daughters, Joie and Will Huffman, Menominee, Wisconsin, and Amy Riddle, Weeki Wachee, Florida, 6 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 5 great step-grandchildren, his sisters Gladys Ducharme and Barbara and Duane Moore, a brother David and Bonnie Kelley, a sister-in-law, Vesta Kelley; his brother’s in law Bob Mitchell, Tom and Barbara Mitchell, Dave and Cindy Mitchell, and Jerry and Cindy Mitchell.  Carl was predeceased by his parents, Marcus E. and Eleanor F. Kelley, and 2 brothers, William Kelley and Dale Kelley. 

 

Carl’s funeral service was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Spring Hill, Florida, on March 31, 2018. 

 

There will be a Celebration of Life taking place at the Saginaw Moose Lodge 82 at 2218 Midland Road, Saginaw, Michigan, 48603, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.



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