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“To Kelly's family,You have our sympathy and prayers. We always thought she was a lovely girl when she and Mary Cay were in school together. I know...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: - IA

“Kelly will be missed by many and never forgotten.DID2c ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Darren Huntley - Ogden, IA

“Our sincere condolences to Kent and family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Nathan Weig Family ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Nathan Weig

“Our thoughts are with you Kent. We are so sorry for your loss. We remember Kelly as such a sweetheart. Take care, Bob and Jane ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Jane and Bob Hill - Holly Ridge, NC

“So very sorry for you loss. Thoughts and prayers for Kent and family during this hard time. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Pat Fagen - Des Moines, IA

“Expressing my sincerest condolences to you and your family at this time of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. If i can do anything for...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Chris Calvert - Story City, IA

“Kelly was a great person to work with. She genuinely cared about her co-workers and took her work very seriously. I would like to sincerely express...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Brian Hartwig - State Center, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers to Kent and family. Kelly was a very special person and will be missed. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Mark & Patty Ludwig - Story City, IA

“Cindy and I want s to express our sincere condolences for your loss to Kent, Family and Friends ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Ron & Cindy Cochran - State Road, NC

“Sending condolences to you and your family. So sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Doug & Michele Franz - Grimes, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Kelly was a very special person and we always enjoyed chatting with her at Wayne Larsen's. ...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Bruce & Maurene Schimmel - Ankeny, IA

“There was no nicer sweeter person than Kelly. Always smiling and it was always a pleasure to see her. Kelly and Kent made a fantastic couple and she...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Ron and Dena Milhous - Ames, IA

“Very sorry for your loss. She was a great lady. I hope you all find peace. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Steve Grabenbauer - Gilman, IA

“Kelly was one of the sweetest and friendly people I ever met. Dl3 ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Darren Huntley - Ogden

“Nothing can ever take away a love the heart holds dear. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kent and his family. / Randy ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Randy Hendricks - Chicago, IL

“May it comfort you to know how many caring thoughts are with you at this sad time. Prayers for Kent and family. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Jeneen & Curt Ferguson - Dexter, IA

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Kelly Ann Davenport, 58, of Huxley passed away peacefully October 8, 2016.
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., October 13, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd)
A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 12, 2016, also at the funeral home.
Kelly was born October 2, 1958 in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Martinsdale St. Mary's Community High School. She attended DMACC, and graduated with an Associate's degree. She then attended airline school in Dallas, TX, and later went to work as a travel agent.
A few years later, she returned to Iowa, and went to work for Wayne Larson Collision Specialist in Ames, as an office manager for 33 years.
She married Kent Davenport November 19, 1984, and they made their home in Huxley.
She enjoyed gardening, decorating, spending time with her family, an occasional trip to the casino, and relaxing at their cabin in Ely, Minnesota.
Kelly is survived by her husband Kent; her mother Aileen Strable; her brother Pat (Diana) Strable, a sister Sherry Strable, mother-in-law Kay Thompson, sister-in-law Lisa (Mark) Beers, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her father Jack Strable, a nephew Caleb Strable, father-in-law Russell Davenport, and a brother-in-law Kirk Davenport.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Taylor Hospice House or American Cancer Society.