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Kelli Lea Keay Wilemon

BISMARCK — Kelli Lea Keay Wilemon, 44, passed away on August 23, 2014, at her home in Park Hills. Kelli was born on June 19, 1970, in Farmington, daughter of Tom Keay and Patty Straughan Keay Unice.

Kelli attended school at Bismarck R-V and graduated in 1988; she worked for several years at Flat River Glass. As a child, Kelli attended Bismarck United Methodist Church.

Kelli was preceded in death by her father, Tom Keay; grandparents, Earl and Lucille Straughan, and Raymond and Betty Keay Houk; niece, Madelyn Rose Pace.

Kelli is survived by her husband, Tim Wilemon of Park Hills; mother, Patty Straughan Unice (Malvin) of Bismarck; sister, Robyn Pace (Charles); niece, Lucy Pace, all of Desloge; aunt, Janie Wright (Terry) of Cape Girardeau; uncle, Ron Straughan (Joetta) of Rockport, Indiana; two stepchildren, Beth Wilemon and Timmy Anderson; step granddaughter, Ranoa; special friends, Laura Glanz and Karey Whaley; great aunts; great uncles; cousins; many friends.

A public memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Bismarck United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. with Reverend Rick Lasley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials to be made to the donor’s choice.

Honoring Kelli’s wishes, her body was donated to Mid America Transplants with cremation to follow and a private burial at Bismarck Masonic Cemetery.

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