Elisabeth “Lisa” D. Kelly, 69, Woodstock, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at JourneyCare Hospice Inpatient Unit in Barrington.
She was born Feb. 22, 1945, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Arthur and Lina (Greene) Dougan.
She grew up in the Cleveland area and graduated from the Laurel School. She went on to attend Northwestern University and graduated with a philosophy major. She was an active member at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, serving on many boards including the Vestry as a junior and senior warden. In the Woodstock community, she worked as a journalist for the Northwest Herald and The Woodstock Independent. She was a member of the Rotary Club of Woodstock and served as president of the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce. She also worked as a substitute teacher for Woodstock School District 200. She was loved and will be missed.
Survivors include two sons, Spencer (Yukari) Kelly and Brian (Christa) Kelly; and a sister, Pat Dougan (Hugh) Neilson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Tom Dougan.
A memorial Mass will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, Woodstock. Memorials can be made to either St. Ann’s Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.