April 8, 1920 - July 31, 2016

Services are private.

Memorial Contributions

Sisters of Charity BVM, 1050 Carmel Dr., Dubuque, IA 52003


Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607.


Paula M. Kelly of Skokie, died on Sunday, July 31, 2016. Paula was born on April 8, 1920 in Boone, Iowa. She was the daughter of Paul and Alice (nee Matt) and sister of the late Jane. For the past 78 years, Sister Marguerite Yezek, BVM has been Paula’s “one-in-a-million” friend. After completing her freshmanContinue Reading

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Mercy Home for Boys & Girls left a message on December 21, 2016:
On behalf of Fr. Scott Donahue and Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Paula Kelly. May the angels lead her into paradise; may the martyrs come to welcome her and take her to the holy city, the new and eternal Jerusalem.
Sheila Selz Speltz left a message on November 20, 2016:
So sorry to learn of Paula's death. She has been on my mind the last few months and now I know why. I have not seen her for many years, but think of her often. She was my homeroom teacher at Our Lady of Peace High School in St. Paul Minnesota in 1963-64. Blessed be her memory!
Pat (Conway) Abendhoff left a message on August 7, 2016:
Sorry about Sister Paula's passing. She my homeroom and math teacher at Mundelein High School in Chicago. Surely she will have a special place in her Heavenly home
Pat (Conway) Abendhoff left a message on August 7, 2016:
So sorry about Sister Paula, as I knew her. She was my homeroom teacher as a sophomore at Mundelein school in Chicago. She also taught Algebra. She wwas tough but fair. She was such a good teacher. Always a memory for me. So sorry to red of Sister Paula's passing. My Memories of her are a my sophomore homeroom teacher and math teacher as well. She was tough but so fair. I'm sure she will hold a special place in Heaven. I thank her for such fond memories,
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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