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Kitty Wiest

January 5, 1949 — April 11, 2013

Kitty Wiest

Kitty Kay Wiest, 64, Jamestown, ND died Thursday April 11, 2013 at the Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND.

Kitty Kay Anderson was born January 5, 1949 in New Rockford, ND, she is the daughter of Elmer and Viola (Hofer) Anderson. She attended Sheyenne Public School and graduated in 1967. She then attended Bismarck Junior College from 1967-1970.

Kitty and Gary Kelstrom were married in 1971 and in that union were born 2 sons. They made their home in Jamestown. Kitty and Wallace Wiest were married in 1979 and in that union were born 1 daughter. They made their home in Jamestown. She worked for Rolla Homes in the early 1980's. In 1985, she went to work for Hi-Acres Manor where she worked until 2005. During that time she also had a brief employment with King Studio. Later in 2005, she went to work for Central Dakota Nursing Home (Ave Maria) until 2009. Kitty was presently working at Rock of Ages in Jamestown.

She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Jamestown, ND. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary.
Kitty enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Vikings. She enjoyed going to the local craft shows and making her Christmas goodies which she generously loved to share. She loved spending her time with her family and friends.

She is survived by 2 sons and 1 daughter, Trever (Melissa) Kelstrom, Oakes, ND, Darin (Michelle) Kelstrom, Jamestown, ND; Krista (George) Beltz, Mandan, ND, 6 grandchildren, Britnee (Tyrel) Sveet, Courtenay, Carly, Alex, Dylan and Shelby Kelstrom, 1 great grandchild, Brynlee Sveet, 2 sisters, Linda Bender, Mandan, ND, Sheila (Larry) Bakken, Fargo, ND, 1 sister-in-law Deb Roesler, close friends Fern Barnick, Barb Kiskey and their families.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Jack and brother-in-law, Larry Bender

Funeral Service: 10:30 Monday April 15, 2013 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Jamestown, ND, with Pastor Nels Lillejord, officiating.

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, at Sheyenne, ND.

Prayer Service: 4pm Sunday at the funeral home

Visitation 1-5 Sunday at the Funeral Home

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