Karen D Kelley, of Wellington, Kansas, died Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Via Christi-St. Joseph in Wichita, Kansas at the age of 73.
Karen D Kelley, of Wellington, Kansas, died Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Via Christi-St. Joseph in Wichita, Kansas at the age of 73. Karen was born the daughter of Velma (Bryant) and Frank Steele, Jr. on Sunday, September 22, 1940 in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Survivors include her son, John "Scott" Brewer and his wife Loretta of San Antonio, Texas; daughter, Susan Parker and her husband Mike of Victoria, Texas, grandchildren: Lorann Pruett and her husband Bryce, Meagan Brewer, Sarah Dugger, Ashley Lopez, Brittney Pavlish and her husband Aaron and Kelly Nash; a great-granddaughter, Lilly Pruett and her half-sister, Marlene Ladner and her husband Jules of Houston, Texas. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Steele in March of 1983 and her mother, Velma Bochorst, who passed away in June of 2004. A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 13, 2014. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 14th, 2014 in the chapel of Day Funeral Home and Crematory, 1030 Mission Road, Wellington, Kansas. Graveside services will follow at the Newkirk Cemetery in Newkirk, Oklahoma. A memorial has been established in her loving memory to the St. Anthony Catholic Church Education Fund in Wellington, Kansas. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home. To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info. Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington, Kansas.