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Aaron Michael Kelly

May 6, 2019


Aaron Michael Kelly, 41, died Saturday (May 4, 2019) in St. Frances Hospital in Wichita.  Aaron was born in Lubbock, Texas on February 13, 1978, to Steve and Patricia Kelly. He was the oldest of three sons. As a father, Aaron often remarked that his son Braedan was his greatest accomplishment in life, and he enjoyed time spent with Braedan riding four wheelers, and fishing at Grandpa Steve’s pond.  In addition to loving all types of music, he also played the guitar and drums.  In 2016 Aaron completed his Master’s degree in Healthcare Leadership – an accomplishment in which he had great pride.

Survivors include his parents Steven and Patricia Kelly, his son Braedan Kelly, brother and sister in law Brian and Sarah Kelly, brother and sister in law Chris and Mandy Kelly, grandmothers Annie Terry and Anna V. Kelly, four nephews, one niece, and many extended family.

Services for Aaron will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11am at Grace Community Church in Newton, Kansas under the direction of Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Valley Hope in Moundridge, Kansas.

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6 thoughts on “Aaron Michael Kelly

  1. Aaron was a great guy and a good person. I enjoyed spending time with him, especially when he came out to my family’s land in the country for a nice bonfire. He will be missed by many, but the memories will live on in my heart. Rest in Paradise, Aaron.

  2. Many thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God’s comfort be ever present for you. Love you and thank you for being such great friends.

  3. Aaron was so excited about going to South Padre last summer and I was thrilled knowing just by chance we were all going to be there on one same day. I enjoyed sharing with him about all what he needed to see and do while not at the beach. He is probably riding those waves and watching the most beautiful sunsets. So glad to have shared my experiences with one of my favorite places on earth with him. Prayers to all of you.

  4. Aaron was my best friend in middle and high school. Although we haven’t stayed in touch very often since high school we really never missed a beat. We could call or see each other once in a while and it was always like continuing a conversation. We got into a lot of shit together as youngsters……a lot his folks nor mine will nor need to ever know about! Here’s to the good times, buddy!!! This is a bunch of bullshit. I shouldn’t be writing this until decades from now. I love you Mr. & Mrs. Kelly, Brian and Chris.

  5. I miss you everyday.
    I’ll always love you.
    I will never forget you & I will never let you go.
    You were my entire life and world.
    Missing you always, love your fiancé

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