Kelly C. Hyke
Owner / Funeral Director and Embalmer / Spink County Coroner
Kelly grew up in Bowman, North Dakota. After graduating from Bowman High School in 1986, he attended Bismarck State College and received an associate of Arts degree. In 2000, Kelly attended and received his degree in Mortuary Science from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating in 2001, he returned to Beulah, North Dakota where he was employed by Seibel Funeral Homes.
Kelly, his wife Bonnie and their children, Megan and Adam, moved to Redfield and started working for Thelen Funeral Home on June 1, 2006. On December 1, 2015, Kelly and Bonnie purchased the funeral home from Pat Thelen.
Kelly is a licensed funeral director in both North and South Dakota. He is currently the Secretary/Treasure, serving on the Executive Board for the South Dakota Funeral Directors Association.
Kelly is very active in the community, he is a member of St. Bernard's Catholic Church where he serves on the Parish Council, is a Eucharistic Minister and sings in the church choir. Kelly is also member of the Redfield Kiwanis and the Redfield Knights of Columbus. Kelly has served as Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 128 and Unit Commissioner for Sioux Council Boy Scouts.
Kelly also serves as the Spink County Coroner.