July 25, 1951 - November 9, 2018
Yvonne Preston Kelley, a kind hearted, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018. Yvonne, 67, was born July 25, 1951 in Lansing, MI to Duane and Clara (Alberta) Ries. Yvonne was a 1969 graduate from Portland High School. Following graduation Yvonne went to work as a Secretary in Abbot Hall at Michigan State University, retiring in 2008. August 1, 1981 Yvonne married her sweetheart Larry Kelley and together they created their legacy. Her hobbies included going to the casino, taking trips around the country, especially trips to Silver Lake each summer; mowing the lawn, crocheting, taking care of others, rooting for Michigan State, and making her famous chex mix. Yvonne had a heart of gold, and devoted a lot of her life to helping others. Yvonne is survived by her loving family, husband of 37 years, Larry Kelley; children, AJ (Ali) Preston, Teri (John) Price, Amber (Marv) Argersinger; grandchildren, Jackson, Claire, Jessica, Sammi, Max, Kyla, Eli, Kalyn, and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Deegan, Levi, Gage, Colton, Ashton, and Diesel; daughter in-law, Kelli Kelley; brother, Glenn (Denise) Ries; and special friend Nancy Harmon. Yvonne is predeceased by son, Kyle Kelley; parents; brother, Dan Ries; and husband, Dan Preston. Friends are encouraged to support Yvonne's family at visitation. Visitation is Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 2 - 4:00 p.m. at Pray Funeral Home. Following the visitation, a celebration of life luncheon will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Eaton Community Palliative Care, Eaton Siren Shelter or Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Yvonne on her Tribute Page at www.PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.
Yvonne Preston Kelley, a kind hearted, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018. Yvonne, 67, was born July 25, 1951 in Lansing, MI to Duane and Clara (Alberta) Ries. Yvonne was a 1969 graduate from... View Obituary & Service Information
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