Robert Kelly passed away Saturday December 24, 2022 at Birchwood in North Mankato. A Celebration of Bob’s Life will be held from 1-4pm Saturday January 7, 2023 at Woodland Hills Funeral Home with Sharing of Memories at 330pm and a Prayer Service at 4pm. woodlandhillsfh.com
Bob was born July 11, 1931 to Edward and Alice Kelly in Lincoln Township. He was united in marriage to Jacqueline C, Kelly on March 7, 1953. Bob served in the United States Army. He worked for the railroad, managed two Standard Oil gas stations, and worked maintenance at OFC. Bob loved watching the Vikings and Westerns, and enjoyed Band Wagon. He was a member of the Lake Crystal American Legion and the Moose Lodge in Mankato.
He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Kelly of North Mankato; son, Greg (Angela) Kelly of Mankato; daughters, Monica (Bill) Whitmore of Lake Crystal and Jani (Harry) Jenness of St. Peter; nine grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, and three brothers.