Kelly  Wilson
Kelly Wilson
Kelly Wilson

February 5, 1987 - September 11, 2018
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Kelly Wilson passed away on September 11th, 2018.

Kelly was born February 5, 1987 in Des Moines, IA to Jim and Diane (McGough) Wilson. Kelly attended St. Theresa’s and Dowling Catholic High School, before attending the University of Iowa and earning a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

Kelly enjoyed cooking, biking, being outdoors, gardening, celebrating the Hawkeyes, and spending time with friends and family. Kelly’s biggest joy in life was being Aunt KeKe to Denton, Brooks and Jackson.

Grateful for sharing in her life are her mother, Diane Barrett (John Barrett); her father, James Wilson; brother, Eric Wilson (Kirbie Porter); sister, Amy King (Brandon King) and nephews, Denton Wilson, Brooks Wilson, and Jackson King. Proceeding her in death are her grandparents, Inez and William McGough and Burton and Betty Wilson.

We know Kelly touched so many people throughout her life. To celebrate her life, we invite you to share your memories and laughter with Kelly’s family and friends at the Sherwood Forest Event Center in Windsor Heights on Sunday, September 16th, between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family for a future memorial in Kelly’s honor. Online condolences are welcome at






Celebration of Life
Sherwood Forest Event Center
7400 Hickman Road
Windsor Heights, Iowa 50324
Sunday, September 16, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


To Her Family in care of Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322