Paul J. Kelly, Maple Lake


Paul J. Kelly, age 62, of Maple Lake, formerly of Mound, died Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at his home.
Memorial services were held 3:00 p.m. Monday, December 8,  at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. Visitation was one hour prior to the service.
Paul Joseph Kelly was born March 1, 1952, in Minneapolis to Francis and Loretta (Mercier) Kelly. He grew up in Robbinsdale and graduated from Robbinsdale High School with the Class of 1970.  On June 6, 1987, he was united in marriage to Melissa Ketchum at Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Maple Lake.  Paul worked as an over the road trucker. He enjoyed gardening, music, motorcycles, trains, planes and classic cars.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa; children, Bonnie (Alexander) Weinandt of Ham Lake, Marcus (Jena) Ketchum of Monticello, Casey Ketchum of Maple Lake and Paul “PJ” Ketchum of Maple Lake; seven grandchildren, Corey Kramer, Hans and Enya Weinandt, Kora, Koleson, Kyndra and Alice Ketchum; and siblings, Gene T. Kelly of Minneapolis, Mary (Bill) Schendel of Plymouth and Pat Kelly of St. Louis Park. He is preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Loretta Kelly, and sister, Sharon Lee.