Kelly James Nivison, age 49, of 1301 Michigan Avenue, died Thursday evening February 22, 2007 at his home in Gladstone.
Kelly was born October 1, 1957 at the St. Francis Hospital, the son of Dave and Mya (Aplegren) Nivison and was a lifelong Gladstone resident. Kelly was a 1975 graduate of Gladstone High School. On March 24, 1979 he was united in marriage to the former Chris Carriere at the All Saints Church and they have three wonderful children. Kelly was employed from 1977 to present at the U.P. Pipe and Concrete Company and was a member of the Teamsters Local Union #328.
Kelly enjoyed spending time with family and friends playing cards and cribbage. He loved spending time with his children, attending sporting events and school activities. In addition, Kelly enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting and fishing.
Kelly leaves to survive;
His wife Chris,
2 sons: Cody and Cole of Gladstone
Daughter: Carly of Gladstone
Parents: Dave and Mya Nivison of Gladstone
2 brothers: Robert (Cathy) Nivison of Perkins; David (Milia) Nivison of Gladstone
4 Sisters: Molly (Rodney) Anderson of Hustisford, WI; Susan (Bob) Wagner of Samanak, IL; Julie (Greg) Trombly of Canton, MI; Lisa (Dennis) Largent of Boise, Idaho
Mother in law: Eleanore Carriere of Gladstone
2 Sister in laws: Bonnie (Doug) Bovin of Gladstone; Melanie (Mike) Lanier of Jacksonville, FL
Also listed among the surviving family are numerous loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Kelly was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Dorothy Nivison, maternal grandparents Eric and Freda Aplegren, and his father-in-law, Clancy Carriere.