Michelle Lyn Kelly died Oct. 28, 2012, in Durango. She was 40.
She was born to Mike and Rozanne Kelly on June 20, 1972, in Durango.
She graduated from Durango High School in 1990 and from Fort Lewis College with two bachelor's degrees in business and art. While at Fort Lewis she studied abroad for a year in Germany and another semester in Paris. She graduated from CU Denver with a master's degree in elementary education. She was a tutor and substitute teacher.
Ms. Kelly enjoyed traveling, most recently traveling to India with the New Hope Kids Mission Team to New Hope Orphanage. She made jewelry, quilted and was an artist, painting with oils, pastels and watercolor.
Ms. Kelly is survived by her father, Mike Kelly of Delta; her mother, Rozanne Kelly of Delta; three brothers, Chris Kelly of Grand Junction, Tim Kelly of Scottsdale, Ariz., and David Kelly of Durango; a sister, Aimee Martin and spouse Steve of Durango; seven nieces and nephews, Sara and Tim Martin of Durango, Andrew and Ellie Kelly of Moab, Utah, Hunter Kelly of Delta, Kayla Sherman of Aliso Viejo, Calif., and McKenna Kelly of Montrose; and a grand-niece, Niomi Kelly of Moab, Utah.
A celebration of life was held at the First United Methodist Church in Durango.blog comments powered by Disqus