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Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
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Kathy Lynn Zink, 64 of Carrington, ND passed away peacefully on April 20, 2019, in Ozark, MO, under the care of hospice, with family by her side. 

Kathy was born June 16, 1954, to Wallace and Marlys (Loken) Kutz in Harvey, ND. She was the second born and had eleven siblings. 

On December 30, 1971, Kathy married Rick Wittenborn in Marionville, MO, and had two children, Travis and Sarah. They later divorced and Kathy married Mark Zink on August 25, 1979, in Carrington, ND, and had two daughters, Nicole and Natalie.  In February of 1985, Kathy donated one of her kidneys to her brother Dean. 

Kathy loved spending time with her family and playing Bingo. Her thirteen grandchildren were her pride and joy. Kathy enjoyed baking and was famous for her caramels. 

Kathy is survived by her son Travis (Christina) Wittenborn, Aurora, MO, and three daughters, Sarah (Kevin) Cypret, Ozark, MO, Nicole (Dwight) Ogren, Kindred, ND, and Natalie (Shane) Green, Devils Lake, ND; her grandchildren: Emily Green, Jack Green, Zach Cypret, Lexi Cypret, Jacob Cypret, Dylan Cypret, Hannah Cypret, Easton Ogren, Lexi Ogren, Allen Wittenborn, Kendall Wittenborn, Caleb Wittenborn, America Wittenborn, and one on the way; her great grandchildren: Mia, Elijah, Ariella, and Ian; sisters, Debbie (James) Rindy, Claire (John) Holth, Connie (Jerry Loewen) Kutz, Patrice (Scott Lundeen) Neis, Stacie (Eric) Kehr, Margy (Keith) Larson; brothers, Wade (Sheila) Kutz, Carl (Sandy) Kutz, Kenny Kutz, and Wes Kutz; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Kathy is preceded in death by her parents and brother Dean. 


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The National Kidney Foundation or Carrington Cemetery.


Visitation will be held Friday, 9:00AM-7:00PM followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00PM all at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, April 27th at 2:00PM in Grace Lutheran Church, Carrington, ND.

Burial will be at the Carrington Cemetery.

Posted Condolences:


  1. Very sorry to hear of Kathy’s passing.
    Our dearest sympathies and condolences.
    Jeff Richter and Janine Thull

  2. Sorry for your loss Kathy was a great person. Always had a smile on her and and would always stop and chat with you when she ran into you and when she asked you how you are doing and how things were with you she actually wanted to know. She loved and cared so much about her family, you could tell that by the things she would do for them, she will be missed by many.

  3. Sending our deepest sympathy, love and prayers to the entire family as you celebrate the life of your dear sister, Kathy. Remembering fun times as a little girl playing with Debbie and Kathy at Grandma Alice’s and Grandpa Carl’s. I will never forget Kathy’s beaming smile and the twinkle in her eyes and have the deepest admiration for her love of family and courage of giving the ultimate gift to her brother Dean.

  4. Wish to send our condolences to all of the Kutz family , so sad to hear of Kathys passing. I remember so well Aunt Alice and Uncle Carl and their love for all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. May you all find peace with the loss of Kathy.
    You have our deepest sympathy.

  6. So very sorry to hear of Kathy’s passing. Many thoughts and prayers to all in this time of sorrow..


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