Kristina K. Kelley, age 60, of Owosso, MI, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at Grand Haven Living Center, Lansing, Michigan after a long battle with dementia.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Owosso, MI, on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Fr. John Fain presiding. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 from 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI. A scripture service / Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Kristina was born in Muskegon, MI, on February 6, 1962, the daughter of John and Peggy (Worril) Kroone. She graduated from Waverly High School and went on to LCC to obtain her associates degree in business & office management.
Kristina was an office manager with Lamphere's Heating and Cooling in Owosso for many years. She made many friendships while working there and residing in Owosso. She enjoyed spending time outside, camping and tubing down the Shiawassee River. Kristina was very creative and enjoyed making crafts of any kind including: crocheting, embroidery, painting, felt art, sewing, macramé, and bead work. She made many Halloween costumes and afghans for family and friends. She had a love for animals and adopted several throughout her life. Most recently she adopted two cats, Anna & Burelous. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Owosso where she also volunteered as a greeter. She will be remembered for her great sense of humor, wit and sassy comebacks.
She is survived by her mother Peggy Kroone, children: Stephanie (David Graham) Kelley, Patrick (Elizabeth) Kelley, Erica (Luke Plowman) Kelley, grandchildren: Breanna, Chloe, Evelynn, Logan, Charlie, Alice, siblings: Mike (Sue Kipen Wolfe) Sorenson, Pat (Julie) Sorenson, Jackie (Wayne) Jarvis and Anne (Richard) Hernandez. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and many special friends from church. She was preceded in death by her father John Kroone, grandparents John and Cora Kroone and uncle and aunt Ed and Rachel Hansen.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Catholic Church, Owosso, MI or Capital Area Humane Society, Lansing, MI. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.