Kelley Ivey passed away on Friday, September 10th 2021 at the age of 67. Kelley was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on November 28th 1953 to Ralph Wolfgang Beyer and Theda Lou Christensen Beyer.
Kelley, who is preceded in death by her husband William Lynn Ivey, is survived by her 6 siblings, Greg (Ming Hua) Beyer, Heather (Peter) Karstens, Lori (Steve) Arnold, Denise (Peter) Baumert, Kristine (Darin) Leach, Val Beyer and her 5 sons Nick Twitchell, Jordan (Danielle) Twitchell, Logan (Tina) Twitchell, Davin Twitchell, Parke (Kimberly) Sutton, 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her “bonus” children: Aaron, Darrel, Jamin, Robyn, Kendel, Jared, Gennica, Amanda, Kaelynn and 25 more grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. 2 grandchildren precede Kelley in death.
She attended Lincoln High School where she belonged to the Art Club and sang in the school choir. She loved music and some of her favorites were Gordon Lightfoot, Yanni, Dan Fogelberg and Enya.
Kelley was a homemaker for a good part of the time although she also worked as a dental assistant. Since 1999 she worked at Beyer, Pongratz and Rosen Law Firm in Lincoln, CA. (BPR Law)
Kelley was a devoted grandmother and her grandchildren loved to spend time with her. She would always take the time to listen and be present with her grandkids. No matter what she was doing if she heard the words “Grandma Kelley”, her attention was yours.
Kelley was a gifted artist across many mediums with watercolors being her specialty. Many of her loved ones have walls in their homes that are graced by a lovely custom work of art that she created just for them. We will cherish them forever.
Kelley enjoyed gardening, was an avid reader and loved her dogs. She also loved horses and enjoyed horseback riding. She was thoughtful and remembered everyone’s birthday and wedding anniversaries. She loved crafting personalized Christmas ornaments for her family and friends every year. Kelley was immensely giving and always willing to serve others. She would bring a meal or help in any way she could if you needed a hand. She was fun to be around and always willing to try new things. She was a great storyteller and had a wonderful smile and warm laugh.
Kelley was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many callings over the years. She loved the Lord and her family and will be greatly missed by both family and friends alike. Her memorial service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, Lincoln Ward Heritage Building at 252 O Street Lincoln, CA at 2:00p.m. on Saturday September 18th, 2021. PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (916-725-2109), directors.
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