Andersen, Kelly (Dye) of Coon Rapids, MN passed away on January 10, 2022 at the age of 62, following a five-year journey with cancer. She achieved her life goal of raising a beautiful family and being an elementary school teacher. Kelly was born on May 19, 1959 in Minneapolis, MN. She was a 1977 graduate of Coon Rapids High School and taught for five years in Scobey, MT and for over thirty years in the Anoka-Hennepin School District. She is survived by her children Jacci (Pete) Meindl, Logan, & Elizabeth; grandchildren Eden & Gracie; siblings Tom (Fay) Dye, Travis (Paula) Dye, Paige (Steve) Annon, Joe (Patty) Clark, Michael (Amy) Clark, & Kathie (John) Zapata; dear friend Rob Andersen. During her illness, Kelly was cared for by her loving mother, Bette Jo Clark. She is preceded in death by her father, Thomas Dye. Private family services were held on January 19, 2022. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Anoka-Hennepin Educational Foundation.