Michael J. Kelley

HOLSTEIN - Services for Michael J. Kelley, 49, of Holstein will be at a later date. Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home in Holstein is in charge of arrangements.

He died March 26, 2021, at his Holstein home.

Michael John Kelley was born Jan. 1, 1972, in Alta. His parents were Charles and Margret “Peggy” Dodd-Korleski. He graduated from Galva-Holstein High School in 1990. He then joined the U.S.  Army.

Mike married Barbara Fisher March 16, 1992, in Augusta, Ga. To this union, two children were born: Mikkal and Donald.

Mike worked at V.T. Industries, where he held many positions as floor personnel and was recently promoted to a department manager.

He loved the outdoors, fishing, camping, boating and hiking in the woods. He also enjoyed woodworking.

Mike was a caring person, always lending a hand to anyone in need and regularly spent free time helping the clients at I.S.I. of Ida County.

He is survived by his wife, Barb, of Holstein; his daughter, Mikkal Kelley of Holstein; a son, Donald Kelley of Holstein; his mother, Peggy Korleski of Aurelia; and his father and step-mother, Charles and Charlotte Kelley of Arkansas.

Also surviving are his grandmother, Florence Dodd of Alta; his grandfather, Tom Winn of Arkansas; a sister, Jenny Hawks of Denison; three brothers: Cody Kelley of Aurelia, Jay Dee Kelley of Holstein and Cody Behrens of Aurelia; many nieces and nephews; aunts and uncles; and in-laws.

Mike was preceded in death by his grandfather, George Dodd; two uncles, Kenny Dodd and Willy Dodd; a niece, Olyvia Kelley; and his best friend, Dan Graeber.

Online condolences can be made at nicklasdjensenfh.com.