Brian R. Kelly

January 7, 2022


Brian R. Kelly, age 68, of Aurora, passed away suddenly on January 7, 2022, at Rush Copley Hospital.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 18th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. A brief prayer service will follow the visitation.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate, Attn: Memorial/Tribute Processing Center, 3816 Paysphere Cir., Chicago, IL 60674, would be appreciated.

Brian was the beloved husband of Deborah nee Banks for 47 years; son of Marjorie L. Kelly and the late William R. Kelly; loving brother of Delora J. (Isaac) Davenport of Warrenville, Janiece L. Kelly of Villa Park, Annette F. (Edward) Kelly of Plainfield, Caryn R. (George) Arnold of Lombard, Sharon L. (Paul Bojan) of Lombard and Shawn W. (Jennifer) Kelly of South Elgin and the late Mark O. Kelly of Warrenville.

Brian was dearly loved by his many nieces and nephews; Jodi, LaReyna, Jason and Tim Davenport; Eric, Katelyn, Michelle and Scotty Kelly; Alyssa, Breanna, Kaylee and Mason Arnold; Alex, Mitchell, Jacob and Joshua Bojan; Lisa Kelly; Liam, Kiera and Sawyer Kelly, along with many great nieces and nephews. A special mention for Deborah’s cousins Joanna and James Jancik, whom Brian cared for dearly.

Brian was a resident of Aurora for 38 years. He was the Founder and Proud owner of BDK Floor Sanding. Brian loved all the Chicago Sports teams: Cubs, Hawks, Bears, all except the White Sox, and he despised the Green Bay Packers! Brian loved his movies and was an avid follower of the Three Stooges and The Honeymooners. He was also a fan and follower of the Star Wars movies!

Brian especially loved his two dogs, Snowy and Lacey. Brian was a very loving husband, son, brother, and uncle who will be missed terribly.

Info or 888-629-0094.


January 18, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brust Funeral Home
135 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148


American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate
3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago IL 60674

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