74-year-old rural Albion resident, Jack L. Kelsey died Sunday, Sept. 8 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville as the result of injuries sustained in a tractor accident. He had been employed by Wabash Valley Service Company for 42 years and continued to farm. He was a Sunday school teacher at the Little Prairie Christian Church. He participated in two medical mission trips to Honduras. He also served several terms on the Wayne-White Electric Cooperative Board of Directors and was a former 4-H leader of the Blue Ribbon 4-H club.
Survivors include his wife Linda; four children, Pam Maher of Boonville, IN, Doug Kelsey of Normal, IL, Todd Kelsey of Albion and Kindra Schnicker of Ellery; two brothers, Eugene and Ronnie Kelsey, both of Bone Gap; 9 grandchildren; one great-grandchild and a close family member, Barry Hodges.
A celebration of life service for Jack L. Kelsey will be 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13 at the Little Prairie Christian Church west of Albion with burial in Little Prairie Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 – 8 Thursday evening, Sept. 12 at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the Little Prairie Christian Church Building Fund and will be accepted at the Ingram Funeral Home of Albion, which is in charge of all the arrangements.