Nancy Kelly

NANCY KELLY,83, of Westlake, passed away on June 23, 2013 peacefully in her sleep. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Kelly and a son Peter Schmidt. She is survived by her son Michael Schmidt (Sharon) of Nevada City, CA., sister Judy Burns of Morton Grove, IL., and Donnie (Nancy) of Parker, CO. Surviving grandchildren include Alison, Ann, Jenny, and David. She also had great-grandchildren Channing and Jack, numerous nieces and nephews as well as dear friends Joan Foley of Glenview, IL., and Kathy Hanna of Cleveland. Nancy was born Nancy Lou Boodel in Chicago, IL in 1930. She and her family moved to Crystal Lake, IL, where she attended Crystal Lake High School before the family moved to Evanston, IL, in 1945. Nancy graduated in 1948 from Evanston Township High School. In 1961, she moved to Cleveland with her husband and two children. Nancy began a 25-year career at The Cleveland Plain Dealer where she was the first woman to become Supervisor of the Call Center and she finished her career as Special Promotions Supervisor. Nancy enjoyed vacations and her trips to Europe. But she really enjoyed helping people. She felt comfortable telling friends and family what they SHOULD and SHOULDN’T do. Yet, everybody loved "The Fluff".

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