• "Grandma I love you and I miss you I am so happy you got to..."
    - Autumn Osborne (Kelly)
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    - Reta Borchelt
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    - Denise Amstutz
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DORIS "DEE" E. KELLY, 87, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Brookdale Senior Living in Fort Wayne. Born in Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Helen Banfield. She worked for Snelling and Bryant Bureau as an executive recruiter for 17 years and also for PSI for eight years. She was a member of the Gideon's Society. She enjoyed fishing, painting, playing the organ, and loved music. She had a great love for people. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Boyko of Ontario, Canada; four grandchildren, Daniel, Ronald, David, and Joanne; four step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; and special friends that became family to her, Linda Vukovich, Jennifer Chaffee, Tessie Ewald, and Katie Klea. Doris was also preceded in death by her first husband, Howard; second husband, Richard C. Lovell; third husband, Harley L. Kelly; and one grandson, Michael. Memorial service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home. Calling is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at the funeral home. Burial in Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Ind. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon's Society. The family would like to thank Brookdale Senior Living and Heartland Hospice for the excellent care they provided to Dee. To sign the online guestbook, please visit,

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 13, 2019
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