Harry “Wayne” Kelley, 83, of Fort Ripley, left his home at Bethany Good Samaritan Society to be with the Lord on December 10, 2019. A memorial service will be held 11:00AM, Saturday December 14, 2019 at Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Visitation will be one hour prior. Interment will be at Riverside Union Cemetery.
Wayne was born December 19, 1935 in Dallas, TX to Jack Hall and Eileen (Torrey) Kelley. He attended Pleasantview High School in Pueblo, CO. Wayne married Patricia Cox in Pueblo on March 22, 1958. He was captain of the Pueblo, CO Fire Department. In 1974, his family moved to Minnesota to farm. He also worked at Grand Casino as a security guard. Wayne enjoyed being a member of St. Charles Mesa Water Association, Family Farm Defenders, and MN Coact.
Wayne is survived by Patricia, his wife of 61 years; children, John of Fort Ripley, David (Brenda) of Belle Plain, Bill of Bloomington, Judy (Rick) Osbakken of Two Harbors; grandchildren Courtney, Nick, Tricia, Tony, Katyln, Gerald, Arron, Kayla; great-grandchildren Gabrielle, Cassidy, Ella; sisters Mary Anne Howell, Nancy Leighton; step brothers and sisters, Patricia Jane Hall, Sydney (Jim) Dudley, Jim (Rolane) Hall, Mary Dickson, Allen Hall.
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