Mary Magdalen “Mag” Molohon Kaelin, 92, Owensboro, Ky.

Mary Magdalen “Mag” Molohon Kaelin, 92, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at the Carmel Home. She was born in Reed, Kentucky on March 29, 1929 to the late Ignatious L. and Mary Matilda Molohon. Mag was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church for many years.

As a devout member of the Catholic faith, Mag selflessly dedicated countless hours to the Alter Society, taking communion to homebound church members for over ten years, and volunteering at the Help Office. In her free time, she enjoyed square dancing and playing bunco. Mag enjoyed being outdoors, and tending to her garden.

Along with her parents, Mag was preceded in death by her husband, Edward John Kaelin; her sisters, Margaret Jones Mattingly and Frances Molohon; and her son-in-law, Jeff Hedges.

Mag is survived by children, John (Laura) Kaelin, Stephen (Lucy) Kaelin, Mary Charlotte Hedges, Martin (Patty) Kaelin, Theresa (Brian) Wethington; her grandchildren, Stephanie Kaelin, Carly (Jonathon) Higdon, John Michael Kaelin, Natalie (James) Adams, Aaron (Chelsea) Kaelin, Jared Kaelin, Audrey (Reyn) Judd, Ben (Casi) Hedges, Veronica (Jack) Shearn, Cody, Wyatt, and Cynthia Wethington; 5 great-grandchildren with 2 on the way; and her siblings, Sr. Martha Molohon and Mary Lucy (Tom) Hines.

Services will be 11:00 am Saturday, May 1, 2021 at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, with Father Richard Powers officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the time-of-service Saturday at the church. Services will be livestreamed on the church’s Facebook page.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Carmel Home; 2501 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303. Envelopes will be made available at the church.

All who wish to honor Mag at the visitation and service are required to wear a mask while inside the church for the safety of all those in attendance.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Kaelin. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Mary Magdalen “Mag” Molohon Kaelin and sign her virtual guestbook by going to

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