McNellis, Nancy Louise Kelley(nee Knaust)

McNellis, Nancy Louise Kelley(nee Knaust)

August 28, 1930 – July 17, 2016
Age 85 of St. Paul. Transitioned to Heaven very peacefully on July 17th 2016. She was born in St. Paul MN on August 28, 1930 to Charles and Marguerite Knauft. She attended St. Columbus grade school and graduated from Monroe High. Nancy was an avid artist who traveled through out the U.S. but her favorite spot was San Diego California, living her dream by the Ocean for many years. She was married to William Kelley and Robert McNellis producing three children, sons Daniel J.(Jean) and Brian F.(Lea) McNellis and daughter Kerry L. Pederson. Nancy is survived by her three children and adoring grandchildren Robert, Kelly, Chuck, Jake, Lucas, Rachel, RJ. ,Paul, Audrey, Ian, as well as great grandchildren Michael, Jason, Juaquin, Mac, Chris and Rianna. Nancy joined her recently departed sister Peggy Rausch in Heaven. Friends and family are invited to join us for a joint memorial for Nancy and Peggy at St Peter’s Church, 2600 Margaret St N, North St Paul MN at 9:30 am, Saturday July 30th. (Published in Pioneer Press on July 24, 2016)