PEORIA - Timothy K. "Kelly" Needham, 21, of Peoria died at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau, Wis., at 8:20 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012
He was born Feb. 4, 1991, in Peoria to Joseph "Dewey" and Patricia "Trish" Vosberg Needham.
They survive and live in Peoria, along with one brother, Conner, also of Peoria. Other survivors include his maternal grandfather, Richard (Sherry) Vosberg of Peoria; and maternal grandmother, Mary (Jack Ewend) Vosberg of Peoria. There are numerous aunts, uncles and cousins surviving.
Kelly was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Sheila Needham.
Kelly graduated from Peoria Notre Dame High School in 2009, and would have been a senior at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo., majoring in business finance, where he was on the Deans List.
He was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, where he was respected and loved by all his fraternity brothers.
Kelly lived his life to the fullest and wore a smile for everyone he met. He was a genuine people person and will be greatly missed.
Kelly was a very hard worker, working this summer for Aflac, Jimmy's Bar and Rovertown.
A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Father David Richardson will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Church. Additional visitation will be one hour before the Mass on Thursday. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Philomena Parish or Peoria Notre Dame High School.
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.