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“To Kats family and friends you will be missed by many but you touched them all in many different ways that only you could and your children will...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Burnett - Topeka, KS

“I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family of my dear friend, Kathrynn Sparks. She will be missed by everyone that knew her.I met Kat just...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Brent Huibregtse - St. Clair, MN

“To Kathy's family. I always kept up by Facebook with your mother. The pictures and things she would post were always so funny and pictures of all her...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Baker - Topeka, KS - Friend

“THE DAUGHTER OF Gilbert A. Burnett,Sr & Mary Bell Burnett ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: MARY Burnett - Topeka, KS

“Sheila,Tim,&Kristy:I'm so sorry you guys are going through this so soon in life. My thoughts and prayers are all for you.You guys are in my heart...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Teri Niederhofer - Leavenworth, KS

“TO:Sheila (Sam),Tim (Marcie),Mary Kristina,Gary (Amanda), & families ,,Richard,Sonny,Ann, & I,,,magnitude of host of families.Our deepest sympathy...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Mary ^Lisa^ Burnett & families - KS

“We remember all the good times when we were neighbors in Parkston, SD. Our sympathy & prayers to the entire family. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: David & Imy Snyder - Salem, SD

“Kristy - So sorry to hear about your Mom. Our hearts are with you and your family. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jay Brown - Carbondale, KS

“Kristy & family,I am so sorry, for the loss of your mother. My thoughts are with you all. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Christy Hargis - Wells, MN


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Kathrynn Ruth "Kat" Sparks, age 65, of Wells, MN, died Saturday, February 3, 2018 at The Shepherd's Inn in Wells, MN. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 1:30 PM at Covenant Life Church, with Pr. Steven Lorenz officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Kat was born November 18, 1952 in Wichita, Kansas the daughter of Mary (Arb) Burnett. She grew up in Kansas and graduated from Santa Fe Trail High School in Carbondale, Kansas on May 21, 1971. Kat lived in South Dakota and Minnesota and worked at many jobs over the course of her life, most recently as a CNA at Parkview Care Center in Wells. Kat was a caring, selfless person who always put others needs before her own. She enjoyed being out in nature, spending time fishing and hiking and she also loved photography. Kat loved spending time with her kids, grandkids and great grandkids.

Kat spent her last days with the caring staff at The Shepherds Inn with support from the compassionate, loving staff of Albert Lea Hospice. She was well loved and will be greatly missed.

Kat is survived by her children: Sheila (Sam) Pence of Meridan, KS, Mary "Kristy" Thomsen of Fernandina Beach, FL, Tim (Marcie) Burnett of Walnut Grove, MN, Gary (Amanda) Sparks of Wells, MN; along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: Richard (Norma Jean) Miller of Star Valley, AZ, Sonny Burnett, Lisa Burnett, both of Topeka, KS, Ann Arnold of Wichita, KS; as well as many nieces and nephews and their families.

She was preceded in death by her mother and 3 brothers: Johnny, David and Ronnie.