Aaron Michael Kelly, 41, died Saturday (May 4, 2019) in St. Frances Hospital in Wichita. Aaron was born in Lubbock, Texas on February 13, 1978, to Steve and Patricia Kelly. He was the oldest of three sons. As a father, Aaron often remarked that his son Braedan was his greatest accomplishment in life, and he enjoyed time spent with Braedan riding four wheelers, and fishing at Grandpa Steve’s pond. In addition to loving all types of music, he also played the guitar and drums. In 2016 Aaron completed his Master’s degree in Healthcare Leadership – an accomplishment in which he had great pride.
Survivors include his parents Steven and Patricia Kelly, his son Braedan Kelly, brother and sister in law Brian and Sarah Kelly, brother and sister in law Chris and Mandy Kelly, grandmothers Annie Terry and Anna V. Kelly, four nephews, one niece, and many extended family.
Services for Aaron will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11am at Grace Community Church in Newton, Kansas under the direction of Petersen Funeral Home in Newton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Valley Hope in Moundridge, Kansas.