KELLI J. LONGACRE (NEE CLEARY) VALPARAISO, IN Kelli J. Longacre, age 33, passed away at her home on Thursday, September 17, 2009. Born in Hobart, IN on January 26, 1976. She was a life-long resident of Valparaiso and loving mother of Allie. Kelli was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, a 1998 graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, and a 1994 graduate of Valparaiso High School. Kelli is survived by husband, Shawn D. Longacre of Valparaiso, IN; daughter, Allie J. Longacre of Valparaiso, IN; parents, Jeff and Clara Cleary of Valparaiso, IN; sisters: Jodi (Jim) Brooks of Fishers, IN, and Casi (Joe) Such of Valparaiso, IN; grandparents: Melvin and Helen Cleary of Valparaiso, IN, and Grama Josephine Greco of Valparaiso, IN; mother and father- in-law, Ann and David Longacre of Hobart, IN; brother -in-law, Aaron Longacre of Hobart, IN; sister in law, Rebecca Longacre of Hobart, IN; nephews: Wesley Allen Brooks, Chase Michael Brooks, and Austin James Brooks. Preceded in death by grandfather, Thomas Greco. Services will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 9:00 am from the Dykes Funeral Home, 2305 N. Campbell St., Valparaiso, IN, for a 10:00 am Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 509 W. Division Rd., Valparaiso, IN. Rev. Douglas Mayer officiating. Entombment, Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, IN. Friends may call at the Dykes Funeral Home on Monday, September 21, 2009 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a 6:00 pm Wake Service. Memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America-Indiana Chapter. Arrangements by Dykes Funeral Home, Inc. (219) 462-3125.
Dykes Funeral Home, Inc.
2305 North Campbell Street
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Published in The Times on Sept. 20, 2009