Con J. Kelly Jr. ’54 was a member of the 1950 State Class A Football champions, the State Big 16 basketball champions, and the State American Legion baseball champions. His life journey took him to Santa Clara on football scholarship, then to Denver and Dubuque to prepare for ordination to the priesthood, to Helena where he was on the faculty of Carroll College, and to Quebec City where he earned a doctorate in philosophy at Laval University. He returned to Carroll College as professor and dean of students, and then journeyed to Bozeman as pastor of Resurrection parish and to Montana State University as adjunct faculty in the Department of History and Philosophy. He pursued a D. Min. degree from Princeton University and upon leaving ministry, Con came to Missoula and the School of Law where he was awarded a law degree and admission to the State Bar Association. Con died May 15, 2022.

18 Jun 2022