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Edward John Kelly

November 19, 1943 ~ October 4, 2018 (age 74)

Edward John Kelly age 74, passed away peacefully on Thursday October 4, 2018 in Kalispell. Edward was born on November 19, 1943 in Dayton, Ohio to John and Helen (Kessler) Kelly. Ed was raised and attended School in Springfield, Ohio graduating from Catholic Central High School, he then went on to get his BA from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

  On September of 1965 he married Barbara (Laihr) Kelly.

Ed was a Game Warden for the State of Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks service where he retired as a Captain. He loved being in the outdoors and sharing Montana wilderness with his family.


Ed  was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Tim Kelly.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Barbara, sons Thomas  and (Kristen) Kelly of Pacifica, CA Beau and (Anna - Mariah) Kelly of Fairbanks, Alaska. Brother Dennis Kelly of Springfield, OH. Grandchildren Faith, Amelia and Rosemarie Kelly.


Cremation has taken place and services are pending at this time. To send a note of condolence to the family please visit Buffalo Hill Funeral Home is caring for the family.


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