Shirley Jean Kelly
October 30, 1940 - November 11, 2021
Shirley Jean Kelly,81, Topeka, passed Thursday, November 11, 2021, surrounded by her family at Stormont vail hospital. Shirley was born October 30, 1940, in Los angles, Ca. The daughter of Clayton Pusch and Glenna (Pratt) Pusch. Shirley married James Harold Kelly on March 25, 1961. They celebrated 56 years together until he passed in 2017. Shirley was a stay-at-home mom & helped raise some of her grandchildren. Shirley has 7 children, 27 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. Survivors include son James Kelly of Topeka Ks, son Danny (Debbie) Kelly of Axtell Ks, son David (Sandra) Kelly of Topeka Ks, daughter Heather Kelly of Burlington Ks, daughter Amber (Eddie) Hill of Osage City Ks, son Nicholas Kelly of Topeka Ks, sister Linda (Tomas) Blunt of Junction City Ks, brother Roger (Joy) Pusch of Topeka Ks, sister Jackie (Mike) Peek of Topeka Ks. Shirley is predeceased by her husband James Harold Kelly, her daughter Kimberly (Kelly) Means, her parents Clayton and Glenna Pusch, brother Carroll Pusch, sister Phyllis Cusic, and brother Gary Pusch.
A celebration of life will be on November 23, 2021, in Topeka, Ks.