Donna Mae Kelly of Butte, Montana | 1937 - 2020 | Obituary

Donna Mae Kelly

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Funeral Service

Saturday, Nov 21, 2020


Donna Mae Kelly, 83

November 12, 1937 - November 17, 2020



Donna, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away at age 83.


Donna was born on November 12, 1937 in Butte, MT to Frank "Hanks" and Mae Darragh. She attended St. Lawrence grade school and Girls Central High School graduating with the class of 1955. She then went on to work at the Montana Hardware. On June 17, 1967, she married Dan Kelly and for the next 53 years they remained constant companions. Together they raised two children, Cheryl and Jim. Donna stayed at home to raise her children before becoming employed with Butte School District Number 1. She spent many years working with Butte’s Special Education students. Donna retired in 2003.


Donna had a passion for bingo. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She had an infectious smile, and a kind compassionate spirit.


Donna was preceded in death by her mother and father, in-laws Mickey and Millie Kelly, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Bill and Mary Carol Hogart and niece Pam Hogart. She is survived by her husband Dan, her daughter Cheryl (Brian) Fitzpatrick of Butte, MT, son Jim of Dallas, TX, grandchildren Bryan, Darragh and Kody Fitzpatrick of Butte, MT, great grandchildren Lakelynn and Maylee Fitzpatrick of Butte, MT, Leyton and Zaidyn Jenkin and Ilya Clark of Butte, MT. Donna is also survived by a niece, nephews and cousins.


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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 21, 2020


St. Patrick's Catholic Church

300 W. Mercury St.

Butte, Montana 59701

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