Garnet Eileen Kelly, 74, of Salem, passed away at 11:15 PM Friday, August 23, 2019, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.
Born April 8, 1945, in Burlington. She married Edward Kelly who later passed away on May 31, 1999.
She was a production worker at IAAP and Shaeffer Pen.
Garnet enjoyed knitting, gardening, tending to her flowers, cooking for others, dancing, singing and doing Karaoke with her family at home.
Survivors include her son, Alexander Kelly; sister, Sue Leath, two brothers, Fred (Carol) Peterson and Charles (Amanda) Peterson; step-father, Fred Peterson; several loving nieces, nephews and friends, and her friend, Mark Traman, and his two sons, Dustin and Mark Jr., with whom she made her home.
Besides her beloved husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one son.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
The memorial service for Garnet will be held at Friends Church in Salem, Iowa at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, August 30, 2019 with Pastor Diego T. Chuyma and Rev. Mark Traman officiating. Inurnment will be in Greenwood Cemetery Muscatine, Iowa in April of 2020.
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