1947 - 2009
Kelly Enerson, 61, died Jan. 24, 2009 at RTA Hospice in Payson. He was born Oct. 8, 1947 in Grafton, N.D. to Andy and Inez McArthur Enerson.
He farmed with his father, Andy, for 30-plus years in the Cavalier, Hamilton, N.D. area.
Mr. Enerson also sold specialty products during the winter months. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Cavalier and the Elks Lodge of Grand Forks, N.D.
He married Joleen Staples in Cavalier, N.D. on Jan. 6, 1967. They made their home in North Dakota until January 1994 when they moved to Arizona and began KDJ’s Beauty Mart and Salon in Payson.
Mr. Enerson worked at Palm Harbor Homes and sold manufactured homes and worked as business manager at KDJ’s and enjoyed his work and loved visiting with customers.
He was a member of the Moose Lodge and the American Legion in Payson, and also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and visiting with friends.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Joleen of Payson; daughter, DaNae (Carl) Cremeens of Casa Grande; mother, Inez Enerson of Mountain, N.D.; brothers, Gerald (Annette) Enerson of Fargo, N.D., Harvey (Denise) Enerson of Rosemont, Minn. and Richard Enerson of Cavalier, N.D.; sisters, Connie (Rocky) Schumaker of Grand Forks, N.D. and Mary Ellen (Dean) Latozke of Neche, N.D.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Andy Enerson; sister, Karen (Chad) Hannah of Elizabeth Colo.; grandparents, Emil and Grace Enerson of Hamilton, N.D. and Upton and Hazel McArthur of Cavalier, N.D.
A memorial service will be held at noon, Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church in Payson.
Another memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Presbyterian Church in Cavalier, N.D.
Arrangements and services are under the care and direction of Messinger Payson Funeral Home of Payson and Jensen-Askew Funeral Home of Cavalier, N.D.