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Carol May Kelsch

March 28, 1947 - June 12, 2020

Carol May Kelsch, age 73 of Perry, passed away on Friday June 12, 2020 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. A public visitation will be held on Wednesday June 17, 2020 at Watkins Brothers Funeral Home, Perry Chapel, from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. A private family funeral will be held on Thursday.

Carol was born on March 28, 1947 in Big Rapids, MI the daughter of Charles & Viola (Ward) Turner. She graduated from Big Rapids High School and on December 3, 1966 she married Peter "Greg" Kelsch in Big Rapids. She worked as a operator/scheduling clerk for Michigan Bell before retiring.

Carol is survived by her children; Kimberly (Bruce) McPherson of Morrice, Kristina Gilman and Roger McDaniel of Perry and Kevin (Melissa) Kelsch of Perry, 4 grandchildren: Kevin Kelsch, II, Kasey Kelsch, Kyle Kelsch, and Kelsey McDaniel, 2 great grandchildren; Tobias (Toby) Magy and Hermione Kelsch, her sisters Joyce Newman and Jane Grzybowski both of Big Rapids. She was predeceased by her husband and parents. Memorials are suggested to Shiawassee County Hospice House or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to