Kelsee Blackledge, age 15, of Isanti died April 25, 2010 as the result of an automobile accident in Cambridge. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at Elim Baptist Church with Rev. Ryan O’Leary officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 28th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in Old Bethel Cemetery in Bethel.
Kelsee Lynn Blackledge was born August 19, 1994 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Michael and Tammy (Dehn) Blackledge. She grew up the Isanti area and was in the 10th grade at Cambridge-Isanti High School. Kelsee was full of life and growing into a beautiful young lady. She was very close to her sister and they were best friends. She also befriended and helped disadvantaged people and touched the heart of anyone she was around. Kelsee could always make you smile. She was an independent person who did not hold anything back. She loved soccer and played so hard, making her dad especially proud. She will be missed so much.
Kelsee will be lovingly remembered by her parents, Mike and Tammy Blackledge and her sister, Kailee, of rural Isanti; grandmother, Cynthia (Tony) Nelson of Maple Grove; by aunts, uncles, cousins, many other relatives and by many friends. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Gary Mike Blackledge, and William and Anna Dehn.