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G. Kelly Popp

March 17, 1961 — November 19, 2021


Gordon Kelly Popp, 60, of Curtis, Nebraska, passed away November 19, 2021 at his home south of Curtis.

He was born to Gordon and Tammy Popp in Heber City, Utah on March 17, 1961. They moved to Montana when he was nine. He grew up on a large cattle ranch, which he later worked on as a foreman. Kelly graduated from Harlowton High School with the class of 1980. He met the love of his life Noreen Joel Scanlan in high school and they were united in marriage on September 18, 1982 in Harlowton, MT. Kelly graduated from college in 1990 and the family moved to Nebraska. He was employed by ServiTech for the last 31 years.

Kelly had a passion for helping others whether it was through his 31 years of service as an agronomist, 4-H leader, serving on the fair board or teaching and training stock dogs. He enjoyed competing in stock dog trails, being a boy scout leader, competing in fishing tournaments, team roping, breaking horses, and tooling leather. Kelly believed in always taking the time to teach and was always willing to learn something new.

Survivors include his wife N. Joel Popp of Curtis, three sons, Clayton (Heather Mundt) Popp of Gretna, Tyrrell Popp of McCook, Kaleb (Alexis) Popp of Indianola, daughter, Keila (Sean) Landrum of Coopeville, WA; nine grandchildren; mother, Tammy Allman, step mother, Marylyn Skip Popp, brothers, Jeff (Verna) Popp of Amarillo, TX, Butch (Heather) Popp of Grant Pass, OR; sisters, Kandi (Jay Swecker) Popp of Billings, MT, Cathe (Bruce) Felz of Three Forks, MT, and Samantha Popp of Oregon.

Kelly was preceded in death by his Dad, Gordon Popp, and his step-father Paul Allman.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at the Berean Bible Church, Curtis, Friday, December 10, 2021 at 3:00 PM with Pastor Brian Nicklas officiating.

A memorial has been established in Kelly's name at Western Nebraska Bank in Curtis, NE

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