There will be a mass on Saturday Aug 29th 10am for Kelley. It will be in Chapel at Immaculate Conception Of Dardenne 7701 SSR-N O'fallon Mo. [...]
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We have few updates for the Celebration of Life. First of all, we updated the times to reflect the accurate time of 11 am - 5 pm on June 27th. We plan on celebrating my moms life in a manner similar to a typical visitation ceremony. We will be serving food for lunch, and invite you to come see us and my mom before she is put to eternal rest. As for attire, due to my moms favorite hobby being sports, we are asking everyone to sport their favorite Cardinals or Blues attire.[...]
Kelley’s Celebration of Life will take place on June 27th at Quail Ridge Lodge in Wentzville.
Details to follow.[...]
I thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. I thought about yesterday,and days before that too. I think of you in silence, I often speak your name. All I have are memories, and lots of pictures. Your memory's my keepsake,with which I'll never part. God has you in his keeping, I have you in my heart. I miss you so much sissy and so do many others. Love you [...]
The past few weeks have been tough. I would like to thank everyone for keeping our family in your thoughts and prayers. Below you will find my Mom’s Obituary. Although it says to send flowers, we are actually doing something a little different. We will be making a donation in Kelley’s name to the Hope Cancer Lodge of Nebraska, where many of us stayed throughout the process of her fight with cancer. If you would like to contribute, you can do so one of 3 ways, send a check/money order/cash to our home address or send electronically to Venmo or Paypal, which are listed below:[...]
Had the NG tube and the heart monitors removed. Only thing hooked up to her is the wound Vac and TPN. We’ve had an anxious day so far but she will be falling to rest soon now that she can breathe. Hoping her body takes it well. Next step is clear liquids and oral pills. Things are on schedule to this point for a Wednesday release.[...]
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