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Kathryn L. Kryfka

February 19, 1972 January 30, 2020
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Kathryn Leslie Kryfka, 47, of O’Neill, NE passed away on January 30, 2020 at Faith Regional Health Services of Norfolk, NE surrounded by family. 

A celebration of life will be held at a later date at Third City Christian Church. 

She was born on February 19, 1972 at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland to Fred & Barb (Stoehr) Stephens. She grew up in Carpentersville, Illinois where she attended Dundee-Crown High School, graduating in 1990. She went on to attend York College, receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Science in 2002, and later earning a degree as a registered nurse at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa. 

Kate was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Edward P. Kryfka III in Waukegan, Illinois on May 18, 1991 at Waukegan Church of Christ. To this union they had four children. 

She enjoyed a career as a registered nurse at CHI St. Francis in Grand Island and later Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital in O’Neill. 

Kate loved coffee, traveling, vacations with family, and she had a close personal relationship with God. She took great joy in her children and her family. She took great pride in knowing that she could consider her children friends. 

Those left to cherish her memory include her parents; husband, Ed; children, Shannen and Daniel McWhirter, Edward IV and Kaylyn Kryfka, Robyn Kryfka, and Harrison and Rhianna Kryfka; grand children, Edward V (3) and Brooklyn (10 mo) Kryfka, and Aaron (2) McWhirter; siblings, Cheryl Jackson, Deborah Coulombe, Fred Stephens, PaTricia Bradish, Valerie Skipper, and Robert Stephens; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her brother, David Stephens. 

Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date. Online condolences may be directed to Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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4100 W 13th St
Grand Island, NE 68803

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4100 W 13th St Grand Island 68803 NE
United States

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