Charles J. Neelly, 83, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at Via Christi – St. Francis in Wichita.
Charles J. Neelly, 83, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at Via Christi – St. Francis in Wichita. He was born May 25, 1929 in Pratt County, Kan. to parents, Archie and Ruth (Fankhauser) Neelly. He was a longtime Mullinville resident. Charles was an author and also teacher and coach in several Kansas communities. On January 5, 1956 he married Ann Harper. She died July 22, 2006. Survivors include son, Robert and wife Debbie of Mulvane; daughter, Cathy Sherer and husband Rick of Mullinville; half brother, Alan Neelly of Hutchinson KS; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is preceded by his parents; wife, Ann; and three brothers, Earl, Larry and Gene. Graveside Services and Inurnment will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Hillcrest Cemetery, Mullinville, with Rev. Mark Fillmore officiating. Memorials are suggested to Mullinville Fire Dept. c/o Minnis Mortuary, Box 516, Bucklin KS 67834.