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April 7, 1994


— Mass of Christian Burial for Una May Reeves Kelly, 96, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church here. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Kelly died Wednesday, April 6, 1994, at her home. She had been a Eudora residence since 1942.

Mrs. Kelly and her husband owned and operated a self-service laundry at 936 Church, then built and operated Kelly's Dari Treat, Eudora, for about 10 years until her retirement.

She was born March 15, 1898, at Bowling Green, Ky., the daughter of Mary and James Reeves.

She married William J. Kelly Sr., after he returned from World War I. Mr. and Mrs. Kelly lived on a farm south of Sarcoxie, Mo., until 1942, when they moved to Eudora. Mr. Kelly died July 29, 1974.

Mrs. Kelly was an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora, and St. Theresa's Altar Society and Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 of the American Legion Auxiliary, Lawrence. She also enjoyed quilting.

Survivors include five daughters, Agnes Borland, Las Vegas, Frances Olmstead, Hot Springs Village, Ark., Mildred Trefz and Helen Sommer, both of Eudora, and Mary Margaret Katzfey, Lawrence; two sons, William Kelly Jr., Eudora, and Joseph Kelly, Lawrence; 24 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

A parish rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Paul Miller officiating.

The family suggests memorials to St. Theresa's Altar Society or to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn. Memorials may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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