Kathleen McCarthy, 92, of Mitchell died Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, February 2, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be at American Legion Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church with a prayer service at 6:30PM. Funeral services are under the direction of the Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Kathleen Rose McCarthy was born September 3, 1926 to Edward and Nellie (Viet) Gortmaker. She grew up in Monroe, SD. On June 17, 1953 she married Edward McCarthy. They resided in Mitchell where Kathleen was a homemaker. She enjoyed life to the fullest with her family and grandchildren being the loves of her life.
She is survived by two daughters: Bonnie Shank and Patty (Denny) Evers of Mitchell, two grandchildren: Chad Shank of Plymouth, MN and Lindsey Shank of Mitchell, two sisters: Lila Kostboth of Canistota and Nelda Hove of Sioux Falls.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward in 1980, a daughter Diane in 2016, one sister and one brother.