Kathryn Frances (Klind-worth) Scott, 84, formerly of Hot Springs and Oral, S.D. and Custer County, Nebr., died Feb. 25, 2013 at the Clarkson Health Care Center, Rapid City, S.D. following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Kathryn was born July 19, 1928, in Milburn, to John and Orvia Marie (Kehler) Klindworth. She graduated from Merna High School and taught grade school in the Anselmo area.
Faith, Family and Friends - those were the guiding principles of Kathryn Scottâ€™s life.
Kathryn married Stewart Warren Scott Feb. 8, 1947, in Broken Bow. After the wedding they resided on the old Stanford place southeast of Anselmo. In 1955, the family moved to an irrigated farm east of Oral, S.D.
Kathryn and Stewart retired in 1979, and moved to Hot Springs where they enjoyed their retirement years. Kathrynâ€™s life was occupied by family, being a homemaker, and work at teaching school, the Hot Springs VA Center, and the First National Bank of the Black Hills.
She was a long-time member of St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran Church of Hot Springs (formerly of Smithwick).
Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Stewart; and one brother, Tom.
She is survived by two sisters, Ruby Christen of Anselmo, and Iris Prell of Newcastle, Wyo.; son, Edward (Linda) Scott of Moorcroft, Wyo.; daughter, Linda (Larry) Marchant of Rapid City, and son Randy (Linda) of Hot Springs. She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Sherri (Jesse) Pangus, Scott Marchant, Bradley (Karyn) Scott, Justin (Kylea) Scott, Matthew (TerryAnn) Scott, and Jacob (Devin) Scott. She is further survived by her great-grandchildren, Jordyn Marchant, Andrew Marchant, Jyllian Scott, Kellan Scott, Cohl Scott, Grayson Scott and Kathryn Ann Scott.
Funeral services were March 1, 2013, at St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran Church Hot Springs, SD. Burial followed at the National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD.
Published in Custer County Chief, March 7, 2013