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Louise Kelly


1916 - 2009 Obituary Condolences
Louise Kelly Obituary
Louise Stephens Kelly, born September 3, 1916, in Clayton, New Mexico, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2009, in Boise, Idaho after a lingering illness.
Louise was the daughter of Oscar and Fletie Troup Stephens, and lived in New Mexico where she met and married Dan Kelly, Jr. in 1936.
Louise and Dan had two children, Dan Kelly III and Nancy Thoen, and they lived primarily in Las Cruces and Tucumcari, New Mexico.
Louise and Dan moved to Boise, Idaho in the early 1970s to be closer to their children and grandchildren.
Louise enjoyed candy making, bowling, and was devoted to her family, including her many nieces and nephews in Washington and New Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Kelly, Jr.; her son, Dan Kelly III, and her four brothers.
Louise is survived by her daughter, Nancy and her partner, Maggie Morris; her daughter-in-law, Bobbi Kelly; her grandchildren, Melissa Kelly and her husband, Deren Kellogg, Sandra Kelly, Deke Thoen and his wife, Sandy, and Janis Fontaine and her husband, Shawn and her great-grandchildren, Doug Thoen, Madeleine Kelly-Kellogg, and Jillian Fontaine.
Louise's family would like to thank the wonderful people at Emerson House, Life Care Center of Boise and the Life's Doors Hospice for their kindness and excellent care during her last years.
A family graveside service was held on Friday, December 11, 2009, at Dry Creek Cemetery in Boise, Idaho. Services were under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, Boise, Idaho.
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