Robert Baker
B: 1937-07-16
D: 2019-03-17
View Details
Baker, Robert
Donald Wielage
D: 2019-03-17
View Details
Wielage, Donald
Kenneth Garner
B: 1958-10-06
D: 2019-03-12
View Details
Garner, Kenneth
Loren Larson
B: 1946-08-06
D: 2019-03-11
View Details
Larson, Loren
Shirley Deutmeyer
B: 1930-05-30
D: 2019-03-11
View Details
Deutmeyer, Shirley
Tom Sarvis
B: 1941-10-13
D: 2019-03-11
View Details
Sarvis, Tom
Eileen Klein
B: 1923-08-22
D: 2019-03-11
View Details
Klein, Eileen
Donald Opper
D: 2019-03-10
View Details
Opper, Donald
Christopher Young
B: 1965-07-19
D: 2019-03-10
View Details
Young, Christopher
Marian Furst
B: 1954-04-09
D: 2019-03-08
View Details
Furst, Marian
Robert Mosby Sr.
B: 1923-07-28
D: 2019-03-01
View Details
Mosby Sr., Robert
Betty Duehr
B: 1931-05-14
D: 2019-02-28
View Details
Duehr, Betty
Kaiden Bass
B: 2000-07-16
D: 2019-02-28
View Details
Bass, Kaiden
Adrian Kelley
B: 1931-12-29
D: 2019-02-26
View Details
Kelley, Adrian
Mary Huff
B: 1956-04-29
D: 2019-02-17
View Details
Huff, Mary
Douglas Kapp
B: 1952-12-29
D: 2019-02-17
View Details
Kapp, Douglas
Hanna Musser
B: 2019-02-16
D: 2019-02-16
View Details
Musser, Hanna
Dallas Kutsch
B: 2019-01-10
D: 2019-02-15
View Details
Kutsch, Dallas
Louise Turner
B: 1923-01-18
D: 2019-02-13
View Details
Turner, Louise
Bonita Roussel
B: 1937-08-27
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
Roussel, Bonita
Sandra Hingtgen
B: 1960-10-13
D: 2019-02-09
View Details
Hingtgen, Sandra


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
2659 John F. Kennedy Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
Phone: 563-556-0776
Adrian Kelley

Adrian Kelley (Kelley)

Tuesday, December 29th, 1931 - Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Sign in to make your contribution to Adrian Kelley's online memorial

Sign in with Facebook

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Adrian Kelley with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Adrian R. Kelley 87, of Dubuque, Iowa, was called home peacefully on February 26, 2019 at Bethany Home.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am., Monday, March 4, 2019 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery where Military Rites will be accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corps League. A visitation will be held from 2 to 5 pm., Sunday, March 3, 2019 at the Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 JFK Road and from 9:30 to 10:15 am., Monday at the church.

Adrian was born on December 29, 1931 in Dubuque, Iowa son of Claire Romeyn and Una Carrie (Waughop) Allman Kelley.

He married Nancy VonAh in 1954 and from that union they were blessed with three children, Stephen D. Kelley, Kim M. Kelley, and Deborah L. Kelley. He later married Mildred Kopps on November 11, 1995

Adrian was a lifelong resident of Dubuque, Iowa where he graduated from Dubuque Senior High school. He was a Marine and served in the Korean War, worked
at the Dubuque Packing Company, Frommelt Industries, and the Dubuque Fire Dept. After retirement from he worked at Luther Manor.

Adrian loved spending time with his family, friends and especially grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Dad loved going to musicals at the Bell Tower and listening to the The Dubuque Drum and Bugle Corps. He loved the leaves in the fall, playing Euchre, and in his younger years, making wine.

Adrian is survived by his sister, Karen (Dennis) Paar; his children, Stephen Kelley, Kim (Steve "R.J.") Wetter, and Deborah (Al) Schroeder; step children, Gary (Carolyn) Kopps Vicki (Steve) Felsted, and Donna (Rod) Yarnish; grandchildren, Emmy Kringle, Keith Kelley, Kristina (Mike) Banwarth, Crystal (Bob) Crandall, Jessica Wetter, Emily (Austin) Pickup, Katelynn Schroeder, Adrianna Schroeder; and 6 great -grandchildren.

He was proceeded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred Aldeen Kelley; sisters, Joyce Kelley, Glyone Kelley; half-sisters, Nellavene Allman, Neola McGrath; half-brothers, Harry Allman, Junior Kelley and Roger Kelley

Special thank you to Hospice of Dubuque, Jen F, Jen and Suzanne, Eagle Pointe Place, Bethany Home, Pastor Kincaid and Pastor Cearlock, Cozy Corner and No Place Like Home for all of their outstanding care and support of Adrian and his family.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Adrian Kelley (Kelley), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • First Visitation

    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
    Address Not Available
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:15am
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 9:30am - 10:15am
    Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
    2145 John F. Kennedy Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 10:30am
    Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
    2145 John F. Kennedy Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    service pending
  • Interment

    Linwood Cemetery
    2735 Windsor Avenue
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Adrian here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Darrell W Allman Jr, Carol Moore, and others have sent flowers to the family of Adrian Kelley (Kelley).
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Darrell W Allman Jr

Posted at 11:31am
So sorry for your loss. Adrian will truly be missed. The Darrell Allman Jr Family.
Flower Image

Darrell W Allman Jr purchased flowers for the family of Adrian Kelley.


Carol Moore

Posted at 05:17pm
I was so blessed to have met Adrian when I visited Steve in Dubuque. I know now where Steve got his humor and mischievous nature. Love, Carol Moore
Flower Image

Carol Moore purchased flowers for the family of Adrian Kelley.


Dave & Angela Schroeder and family

Posted at 09:23am
Deepest Sympathies,,
Flower Image

Dave & Angela Schroeder and family purchased flowers for the family of Adrian Kelley.


Photos & Videos

Photo Album