August 12, 2021
Clarice Elaine Peteete (Kelly), a lifelong nurse and educator, was born April 29, 1924, as the fourth child of her beloved parents Herman Albertis "Bert" and Theodora (Pacak) Kelly.
Clarice grew up in the small Kansas community of Montrose alongside her five siblings: Faye, Mildred, Irvin, Molly and Orris.
Growing up, Clarice had a knack for excelling in whatever she set her mind to. As a student, Clarice's teachers remembered her as one of the brightest students they ever taught. Her classmates likely agreed as Clarice, getting her start as a teacher early, was known for tutoring stru...