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Craig R. Kelley

July 11, 1950 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Craig Kelley Obituary

Age 73, of Elk River.  Passed away peacefully on December 28, 2023 in Coon Rapids, Minnesota.  Devoted husband and loving father and grandfather.

Craig is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Joyce (Kupka) Kelley.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Laurie (Novak); children, Lisa (Wade) Willman, Jennifer (Flint) Skupic, and Ross (Samantha) Kelley; grandchildren, Blake, Sydney, Gabe, Kenzie, Max, and Lilly; siblings, Melissa (Daniel) Potter and Chris Kelley.

Craig worked as a carpenter until his retirement and enjoyed many hobbies including wood carving, drawing, photography, playing guitar, and falconry.

Per his request, the family is honoring Craig’s wishes that there will be no memorial service at this time.  A private memorial is being planned for a later date.

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