GARY M. KELM(1955 - 2014)

Gary M. Kelm, 58, of Sycamore, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at his home.
Born Oct. 25, 1955, in St. Charles, the son of Edward and Evelyn (Kroeger) Kelm, Gary lived in St. Charles until 1986. He then moved to the Sycamore area and farmed the family farm for many years.
Survivors include his two brothers, Stephen (Lennis) Kelm of St. Charles and John Kelm of Sycamore; one sister, Patricia (Jeffrey) O'Brien of Sycamore; stepdaughter, Mindy (Scott) Heath of Sycamore; special caregivers, Mary Niceley, Diane Hongisto and Denise Grzesiakowski; and loyal dog companions, Cody and Nick.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
His funeral service will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore, with the Rev. Jeremy Heilman officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Sycamore. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made for TAILS Humane Society in care of Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178.
For information or to sign the online guest book, visit or call 815-895-2833.

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Butala Funeral Home & Crematory
1405 Dekalb Ave  Sycamore, IL 60178
Published in Daily Chronicle on Jan. 15, 2014