Allen Kelling, of Braham, died on Saturday January 10, 2009 as the result of an auto accident. He was 19 years old.
A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at the Braham High School. VISITATION will be from 4-8pm on Wednesday, January 14, 2008 at the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church of Braham and from 3:15-4:00pm prior to the service at the school. INTERMENT will be in the Grass Lake Mission Cemetery.
Allen M. Kelling, age 19, of Braham, died on January 10, 2009 at North Memorial Hospital as a result of injuries suffered in a tragic car accident.
Allen was born August 30, 1989 to Scott and Michele Kelling in Cambridge. He was raised and attended school in Braham, graduating in May, 2008. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Braham. Currently, he was employed as a construction worker. Allen has two brothers, Adam and James, and one sister, Katie, all who are still in school.
Allen liked going hunting and fishing with his uncles. He was very active in wrestling since the age of three. He loved going swimming, riding 4-wheeler and snowmobile with his friends. Allen liked going skiing and driving tractors. If anyone needed help and they called him, he would be right there to help. He was a great older brother to Adam, James and Katie. He enjoyed playing with all his younger cousins. Allen spent a lot of time with his many friends.
He is preceded in death by his great-grandparents Wilfred Johnson, Clarence Bismark, Bud and Marie Fiedler.
Allen is survived by his parents Scott and Michele, brothers Adam, James and sister Katie, all of Braham. He is also survived by grandparents Ken and Joan Fiedler of Braham, Sheila and Bill Japp of Cambridge, Fred Kelling of Braham; great-grandparents Lydia Johnson of Grasston, LaVerne Kelling of Braham, Geraldine Bismark of Cambridge; aunts and uncles Jason Fiedler, Brian and Kaylynn Fiedler, Lisa Gabrielson, Jon and Angela Kelling, Eric and Kari Kelling, Amanda and Joe Pankan and Daniel Kelling; cousins Brandon, Michaela, Isaiah, Brianna, Madeline, Kyle, Timmy, Samuel, Joseph, Anna, Joel, Emma and Johan; many other relatives and numerous friends.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at the Braham High School with Rev. Steve Anderson officiating. Casket bearers Adam Kelling, Brian Fiedler, Jason Fiedler, Daniel Kelling, Jon Kelling and Eric Kelling. Honoary casket bearers James Kelling, Katie Kelling and Allen’s cousins. Interment at Grass Lake Mission Cemetery.