Fern Kelly

Oct 5, 1925 – May 8, 2017

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Fern Kelly, age 91 of Federal Way, passed away at her home on Monday May 8, 2017. She was born on October 5, 1925 in Red Mesa, Colorado to Daniel and Virga Stevens.

She was preceded in death by her husbands Harding Brown and Leo Kelly, her daughter Francine Kelly, and her sons Leonard Kelly and Leland Kelly. She is survived by her siblings Carol Cottam, Chad Stevens, Grant Stevens, Mary Gwen Henderiz, Russell Stevens, Daniel Stevens, and Sandra Bradshaw; her children Larry Kelly, Ronald Kelly, David Kelly, Norine Neelands, and Leo Kelly Jr.; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Fern was a devoted mother and caretaker to her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Services will be held at 2:30 PM on Monday, May 15th at Washington Memorial Park in SeaTac. Interment will be immediately following. 


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