Leo P. Kelly, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2010. He was born August 22, 1917 in Whiting, KS the son of James B. and Mary J. (Moss) Kelly. Leo served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He married Florence J. Fritton on May 24, 1952 in Topeka at St. Joseph Catholic Church. She survives. Leo worked as an Electric Motor Repairman until he retired in 1979. He was a faithful member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Church since 1960. Survivors include his wife, Florence Kelly, Topeka; son, Leo Patrick Kelly, Jr. (Lynn Ann) Corrales, NM; daughter, Mary Kelly Herman (Gary) Topeka; son, James B. Kelly (Annette), Topeka; daughter, Susan Kelly, Salina, KS; grandchildren, Niall Kelly, Molly Herman, Maggie Herman, Lee Herman, Ian Kelly, Megan Kelly, Patrick Kelly; great grandchild, Grady Kelly; brother, Paul Kelly, Holton, KS. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Jo Wissler and Adeline Grannell; brothers, Bernard Kelly and George Kelly. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at Most Pure Heart of Mary Church, 3601 SW 17th St., Topeka. A rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. that morning. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at the church. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Topeka Rescue Mission, 600 N Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66608. Online condolences may be sent to www.kevinbrennanfamily.com.
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on July 29, 2010