Anne (Dolan) Kelly
Kelly, Anne Dolan Anne Kelly was born on October 20, 1920 and passed peacefully on January 26, 2017 at St. Therese in New Hope. She graduated from Benson High School and the College of St. Catherine. She began her career with the United Way in St. Paul, but she spent the bulk of her career as a very successful life insurance agent for the Penn Mutual Company. On June 14, 1951, she married James L. Kelly, a Minneapolis corporate and business attorney. Jim and Anne lived in South Minneapolis, and both were very involved in civic and Catholic community activities in Minneapolis. Anne was a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the College of St. Catherine, former President of the Minneapolis League of Catholic Women, and a founding member of the Board of Directors for St. Therese Home for Seniors in New Hope, MN. She was a very engaged member of the Catholic community and was a very active fundraiser for many Catholic issues and causes throughout her life. Anne is survived by her sister, Edith "Betty" Dolan, and many nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and nephews, and great-grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Kelly, who died in 1979, her father and mother, Francis & Edith Dolan, her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Helen Dolan, her sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Richard Dickerman, and sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Jim Vogel. She was also preceded in death by many family members, including her aunt, Cecelia Dolan and her nephews, Terrance Dolan and John and Greg Dickerman. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday January 31, 2017, 11 AM at St. Catherine University, Our Lady of Victory Chapel, 2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55105. Visitation one hour prior to Mass at church. Interment will be with her husband, Jim, in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Mendota Heights. Arrangements are being handled by the Gill Brothers Funeral Home in South Minneapolis. Honorariums and other gifts can be sent to the James L. and Anne Dolan Kelly Scholarship Fund, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN; St. Therese Foundation, New Hope, MN. GILLBROTHERS.com MINNEAPOLIS, MN 612 861 6088
Published on January 29, 2017
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