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Kelsey Peed

Hawarden, Iowa- Kelsey Joann (Tapper) Peed, 23, of Hawarden, went to live with the Lord on Friday, April 1, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hawarden with Father Doug Klein officiating. Burial will follow in the Grace Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. on Friday at the St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Porter Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com.

Kelsey was born at St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa, on October 22, 1992. Kelsey was the daughter of Beth (Ericson) & Rod Yoerger and Tom & Michele (Meyer) Tapper.
Kelsey graduated from West Sioux High School in 2011. She went on to La James International College in Fort Dodge where she studied massage therapy. Kelsey was married to Jason Peed in October, 2014.
Kelsey had a heart of gold. She was a wonderful, caring sister. She was very supportive and acted as a great role model for her siblings while they were growing up. Kelsey was a friend to all she met, including every animal. She loved to spend her time drawing and singing. She could find the good in any situation and cared for all those around her first. Kelsey finally realized true love when she had her son, Michael Lee. Kelsey was an amazing mother to Michael. Her love for her son is what we will remember her for and her spirit will live on through him.
Kelsey is survived by her son, Michael; her husband, Jason Peed (Rockwell City, IA); her parents, Beth & Rod Yoerger (Hawarden, IA), and Tom & Michele Tapper (Granville, IA); her siblings, Lee Tapper (Hawarden, IA) and his girlfriend Ashley Gates (Lake City, MN), Ashley Yoerger (Hawarden, IA), Brandon Yoerger (Omaha, NE), Kara (Tyler) McKinney (Clemens, NC), Jake Tapper (Granville, IA), and Luke Tapper (Granville, IA); her grandparents, Bruce & Joann Ericson (Hawarden, IA), Leon & Pat Yoerger, and Gary & Judy Meyer; her great-grandma Forney, and many beloved aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Kelsey was preceded in death by her great-grandma Mac, her grandparents Elmer and Norma Tapper, her aunt Pam Luckel, and her cousin Dustin Koopmans.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a fund that has been set up for her son, Michael, at Iowa State Bank of Orange City, IA, and People's Bank of Hawarden, IA.


5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ,Friday, April 8, 2016
St. Mary's Catholic Church of Hawarden
1121 Avenue L Hawarden, Iowa 51023

Prayer Service

7:00 p.m. ,Friday, April 8, 2016
St. Mary's Catholic Church of Hawarden
1121 Avenue L Hawarden, Iowa 51023

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 a.m. ,Saturday, April 9, 2016
St. Mary's Catholic Church of Hawarden
1121 Avenue L Hawarden, Iowa 51023

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Your family has my heartfelt sympathy
May you cherish your memories.and know that jesus is keeping her until you meet again

Renee Clark Apr 6 2016 12:00 AM

Our hearts go out to you. May Kelsey rest in peace.

Wray and Rachel Wright Apr 6 2016 12:00 AM

My heart aches for the family and friends of Kelsey. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you the strength you need during this time.

Angie Jensen Apr 6 2016 12:00 AM

I am so grateful for the time that Kelsey was here as she touched so many lives. She will be deeply missed. Sending my love, support and prayers to all.

Kate Brasco Apr 6 2016 12:00 AM

You all have my deepest sympathy for your loss. May God bless you all.

Duane Hoefling Apr 6 2016 12:00 AM

Prayers to the family

Jason Barnum Apr 4 2016 12:00 AM

I am truly sadden by your loss. Prayers to the family during this time of darkness

Jason Barnum Apr 4 2016 12:00 AM

I think a little piece of my heart will forever hold memories of a beautiful young woman who absolutely loved people, found the good side of everyone & always made them feel good about themselves. Kelsey was loving & giving & she will be missed greatly!

Sue Van Bochove Apr 4 2016 12:00 AM

Kelsey was the most beautiful soul and wonderful mother. She will be greatly missed.

Sarah Stuart Apr 3 2016 12:00 AM

My deepest , heartfelt Sympathy to all. You will all forever be in my prayers. So very sorry

Michele boomgaarden Apr 3 2016 12:00 AM