John P. Kelley

John P. Kelley, 55, of Fond du Lac, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac, after a five year battle with melanoma.

He was born on February 19, 1959, in Fond du Lac, a son to Norbert J. and Dolores “Dee” M. Graves Kelley.   On July 28, 1989, he married Linda K. Gantner in Fond du Lac.

He was a graduate of St. Mary’s Springs, Class of 1977.  He was employed at Michels Corporation and a member of Operating Engineers Local 139 and the Eagles Aerie #270. 

He spent time enjoying his koi pond and visiting the casinos.  He also enjoyed all sports, especially hunting, and was an avid Packer fan.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; two children:  Joshua and Erin; his parents, Norbert and Dee Kelley; three brothers:  James (Linda), Daniel (Vicki), and David (fiancée Jodi); and his mother-in-law, Eileen Gantner.  He is further survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and his best friend, Sam.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, and his father-in-law.

A Liturgy of the Word will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac, followed with cremation.

The visitation will be on Sunday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at St. Agnes Hospital, especially Dr. Lundberg, Dr. Lilly, Dr. Troicki, and Dr. Borsodi.

Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family,