Neligh — Karen Kay Kelly, 78, of Neligh died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 at the Arbor Care Center in Neligh.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 at the Bartlett Cemetery in Bartlett. Mick Scarlett officiated. There was no reception at this time due to Covid-19.
Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.
Levander Funeral Home in Albion was in charge of the arrangements.
Karen, daughter of William R. and Bessie I. (Esau) Scarlett was born on Oct. 26, 1942 at Petersburg. She graduated from Wheeler Central High School in 1960.
On May 18, 1962 Karen was married to William E. Day at the Methodist Church in Bartlett. To this union DeAnna and Wyatt were born. They lived in Bartlett, but later divorced.
She then married Robert D. Kelly at the Methodist Church in Loretto. They were divorced.
Karen worked at Ferrall Gas as a bookkeeper. She also worked for Teilke Sandwiches and Wilke Landscape Center.
Some of her enjoyments included gardening, horses and dogs.
Karen is survived by her one daughter DeAnna (David) Reiman of Naper; one son Wyatt (Jennifer) Day of Columbus; five grandchildren Anthony Timm of Sioux City, Iowa, Emily (Alex Ellison) Timm of Tilden, MyKayla (Jesse Blum) Timm of Norfolk, Abagail Reiman of London, England and Allen Day of Shelby; five great-grandchildren Teegan, Leyton, Charii, Jaxson and Kolton; one brother William (Kathy) Scarlett of Bartlett; along with many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and twin infant brothers.
Online Condolences may be left for the family at www.levanderfuneral home.com.