Brooke A. Kelly

Brooke A. Kelly

July 26, 1995 – July 1, 2021 (25 years old)

Brooke Ashley Kelly was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska.  At a young age, Brooke was diagnosed with Autism and was supported by her family ever since.  After graduating from the Brook Valley School, she spent the rest of her time at Valiant Studios, a program through RHD (Resources for Human Development).  There she was able to express herself through various artwork while having time to hang out with her friends there.

Brooke was a water baby through and through.  Some of her best memories were going to Oak Hill Pool, to Woodcliff Lake, and most of all, in her dad’s backyard where she was able to lay in the water as she listened to Disney music.  Brooke was a Disney fanatic as she would spend hours on YouTube watching various clips from all the Disney animated films.  She would then either quote certain lines to her family and friends or start singing some of her favorite songs, mainly from the Disney princess movies.

Brooke knew she was loved and was able to spread joy to whomever she encountered in life.  She had a wonderful sense of humor as she would pick up on social cues.  Her final years were full of laughs and unconditional love.

Brooke is survived by father, Steve Kelly; stepmother, Carol Ryan; mother, Lisa Ramsey; stepfather, Jonathan Ramsey; sister, Nikki Kahler; brothers: Josh Kelly, Mitch Ryan, Logan Gofta; grandmother, Carolyn Kelly grandfather, Gerald Urlaub.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE VISITATION: Tuesday, July 6th from 6pm to 8pm at the West Center Chapel.



  • Christina Garnier Posted July 5, 2021 12:48 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss please know that you are all in our prayers and we love you all. Life is way too short and so hard sometimes….no words can ease your pain but please know we are here for you all.

  • Crystal Davis Posted July 5, 2021 1:47 pm

    Wish I could be there with you sister!! Know that I am sending you and Steve lots of love at this hard time!! It does not make it easier but my prayers are with you and the family!! Love you all!!

  • Michelle Meier Posted July 5, 2021 3:36 pm

    Lisa, no words hold enough power to ease your hearts pain. I wish I could express the sorrow I feel for the deep loss of your daughter Brooke. Just know my dear, beautiful friend, that I am beside you,sending all my love and surrounding you with healing thoughts of comfort, peace and prayers.during this difficult time. Even though I am miles away , I’m sending you a million hugs my friend. My parents, Denise,Cheryl, and I express our deepest sympathy to you and all your family. May God’ keep you close and give you strength knowing your precious Angel is at peace in heaven. ❤

  • Susan Rowland Posted July 5, 2021 5:57 pm

    Rich and I are so very sorry for your loss.

  • Nils Anders Erickson Posted July 6, 2021 2:32 pm

    Brooke Kelly was our Disney Princess

  • Nils Anders Erickson Posted July 6, 2021 2:36 pm

    Brooke Kelly was our Disney Princess … She wore out VHS tapes so they invented the internet for her … She could find Disney in any language and play her favorites … much love to all

  • Moses and Dee Posted July 6, 2021 11:37 pm

    Moses and I pray that the Holy Spirit will comfort and strengthen you at this critical time of loss and sorrow. The Lord is with you. We love you.

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