Passed away peacefully on April 30th in Savannah, GA while under the care of hospice and her loving husband Larry. She was born May 16, 1959 in Kalamazoo, MI to Bernard and Dorothy Kovalchik who preceded her in death. She graduated from Loy Norrix High School and Western Michigan University with a degree in Communications. She was a Special Events Producer, working in Australia, England, and various cities in the US, most recently in Phoenix. She had a beautiful voice and was a member of the Vagabonds and Gold Company while at WMU. Kelly was an avid lover of dogs and rescued many for an animal shelter in Phoenix. Kelly is survived by Larry; her sister, Kay Jones; brother, Bud Kovalchik; many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and "Auntie Mame". Kelly was a beautiful, talented, free spirit, was always the life of the party and will be forever missed by all who knew and loved her. Cremation has taken place and a memorial will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. www.langelands.com.