- April 13, 2017
- Fort Wayne, Indiana
of Kay's Passing
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D O McComb and Sons - Pine Valley
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was a great lady and will be missed!
1 of 5 | Posted by: Ann Burdick - Fort Wayne, IN
“Matt- So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
2 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Ripley - Fort Wayne, IN
“I will forever hold Kay and your family close to my heart. I will cherish our memories forever. Kay always brought laughter and joy to my heart!...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jenna Clark
“We are deeply saddened to hear of Kay's passing. Our condolences to you and your loved ones at this sad time.We will always remember her loving and...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: John Kingery - Reading, MA
“RIP Aunty Kay you will be missed
5 of 5 | Posted by: Maureen Kingery - Derry, NH
Kay Karen (Kingery) Stinson, 81, of Fort Wayne,Indiana passed away on April 13, 2017 at Kingston Memory Care in Fort Wayne. Kay was born in Worthington, MN to John & Mathilda Kingery on March 22nd, 1936. She graduated from Worthington High School in 1954. She attended Worthington Community College where she studied Library Science. Her life's "work" was being a stay at home mom to her three children, David, Karen and Matt and caring for her husband Richard and all their family pets. Kay's father raised Percherons and he helped to foster her love for horses and other animals. She was very passionate about supporting our disabled Veterans and the SPCA, as well as, being an avid reader who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She and Richard enjoyed retirement, particularly during the holidays where they spent countless hours decorating their house in their two favorite holiday themes; Halloween and Christmas. Kay was the sports fanatic of the family who followed her hometown Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings. She loved to cook, especially desserts, baking thousands of cookies for the Bruin football team from 1998 to 2003, where she was affectionately known as Grandma Stinson. Kay is survived by her children, David (Cheri) of Fort Wayne, Karen (Christ Milienu) of Terre Haute, Matt (Diane) of Fort Wayne, her sister, Janet Ecclestone of Fort Wayne, her brother Michael (Janet) Kingery of Willmar, MN and five grandchildren, Christen (Ryan) Hamman of Fort Wayne, Candace (Justin) Fulbright of Phoenix, AZ, Caitlyn Dean, Natalie Williams and Dalton Stinson all of Fort Wayne and three great-grandchildren, Aleena, Jayden and Beckett Hamman all of Fort Wayne. Kay is preceded in death by her parents John & Mathilda, her brother Kenneth, her husband Richard, and her sister Edith Welch. Calling will be at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd, Tuesday, April, 18, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road Fort Wayne, IN, Allen County SPCA, 4914 Hanna Street Fort Wayne, IN or the Wounded Warrior Project at woundedwarriorproject.org. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Kingston at Dupont Memory Care. For the past five years the staff have gone above and beyond caring for Kay. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for lovingly caring for our mom. Condolences may be left in online guestbook at www.domccombandsons.com.