Kelly Jo Newton was born to life on February 2, 1980 to Peter D. Newton and Avis L. (nee Krueger) Rucks. Kelly Jo graduated from Menasha High School and began working as a material handler at Lakeside Packaging Plus which she enjoyed for many years. She was proud of her independence and ability to care for herself. She enjoyed word search, Christian music and daily walks to the library to read.
Kelly Jo was born to eternal life March 19, 2016 at the age of 36 years. She is survived by her parents Peter D. (Tammy Pagel) Newton and Avis L. (Terry) Rucks; one brother, Nicholas (Erin) Newton and one sister, Kristie Gustin; also survived by nieces: Michaela, Makenzie, and Makenna Gustin; and special friend of Darlene Wiegman.
Funeral Service for Kelly Jo will be on Wednesday March 23, 2016 at 10 AM at Highland Memorial Park, 3131 N. Richmond St., Appleton with Rev. Kathi McCarty presiding. Kelly Jo's family will be receiving guests from 9 AM until time of Service. Private Interment to follow.
Please consider donating to her Church; Cornerstone Church, Menasha. Special thank you to Pastor Kathi McCarty, the staffs at St. Elizabeth Hospital and Clarity Care especially Kim Elsasser for their loving care and attention for Kelly Jo