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July 20, 2007 - April 10, 2006

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Myrtle Bernice Kelly, 98, of West Point, died April 10, 2006 at St. Francis Memorial Hospital. Memorial Services will be 7:30 pm. Saturday, April 29, 2006 at Stokely Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Vince Maly officiating. Those wishing to sign the register book may do so on Friday the 28th from 9:00 am. until 5:00 pm. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to West Point Rescue or to Sunshine Senior Citizens Center. Myrtle was born July 20, 1907, in Benedict, North Dakota to John and Grace Himler Kramar. She attended both Cornell College in Iowa and Iowa State Teachers College (now known as University of Northern Iowa). On June 30, 1941 she married Hugh Kelly in Detroit, Michigan. Hugh preceded her in death on September 28, 1961. Thru out her lifetime, Myrtle made her home in Detroit, Allen Park and Manistique, Michigan, Wallingford, Connecticut, Green Bay, Wisconsin, Portland Oregon, Salt Lake City, Utah, and finally West Point, Nebraskam.yrtle, briefly was a teacher, but, spent most of her life as a bookkeeper. Myrtle was an avid reader of books and the daily newspaper. She enjoyed watching and following sports and the news on television. She always finished the crossword puzzle and will be remembered for her independent nature, of which she was very proud. Her friends at the Sunshine Senior Center were very important. Survivors include her sons David (Sharon) Kelly of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Mark (Lynn) of Salt Lake City, Utah, granddaughters Kerry Lynn (Eric) Perkinson of Brandon, South Dakota and Kristine (Tom) Kreikemeier of West Point, great grandchildren Jordan and Noah Kreikemeier, and Nick Perkinson. She is preceded in death by her husband, Hugh, brothers Vern, Bob, and Artie Kramar, and sister Hazel Brown. Her family wishes to thank all the doctors, nurses, and staff of St. Francis Memorial Hospital and the West Point Living Center for their tremendous care and consideration in the final days of her life.