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Louise E. Kelly

Louise E. Kelly

Sep 17, 1928 - Dec 15, 2012
Louise E. Kelly of Riverton, Wyoming died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Wind River Heath Care. She was 84 years old.

Cremation has taken place and no local funeral services are planned. A memorial service for Louise and Bill Kelly will be scheduled at a later date with graveside services in Chatham, IL.

Louise E. Little was born in Chicago, IL on September 17, 1928, the daughter of John W. and Margaret L. (Dahlberg) Little. She moved with her family to Springfield, IL at a pre-school age, and was a graduate of Springfield High School.

On September 23, 1950, she married William G. Kelly in Springfield. They remained there, raising their family, until 2003 when the Kellys moved to Wyoming to be close to their daughters.

Mrs. Kelly was of the Lutheran faith, and was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the church choir. She was a member of American Cushman’s Scooter Club and the Anchor Boat Club.

She was a Girl Scout troop leader, coached her daughters’ softball teams, was an election judge and raced go-carts.

Mrs. Kelly operated a home daycare center, worked at Federated Funeral Directors in Springfield, Ace Sign Company, and was then employed by the State of Illinois as a secretary until her retirement.

She is survived by her daughters, Judy Bauman and her husband Larry of Riverton, WY and Cindy Sywassink and her husband Tim of Lander, WY; three grandchildren, Amos Newberry of Moscow, ID, Leigh Ann Sywassink of Boseman, MT and Grant Sywassink of Lander; WY; a sister, Margrette Sampson of Kansas City, MO.

Mrs. Kelly was preceded in death by her husband, William G. Kelly; father, John W. Little; mother, Margaret L. Little; and a brother, John Little.

Memorial donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 2313 S. Whittier Ave., Springfield, IL 62704, or to the Alzheimers Association, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.