Kasee (Kate) Lynn Johnson Stai, 46, of Winona, Minn., went property to heaven Jan. 10, 2023, surrounded by her loved ones and close friends soon after a 2-1/2-12 months struggle with breast most cancers.
She is survived by her kids, Katalina (Dray) Schreiber of Blaine, Minn., and Cole Stai (Allison Stewart) of Winona a specific friend, Nawroj Khan her mom, Lynda Johnson her siblings, Wyatt (June) Johnson, Kari and Joshua Johnson, all of Ontario 1 niece, Allie Johnson of Cashton, Wis. and quite a few pals. She was preceded in demise by her father, Marvin Johnson, and her grandparents, Leroy and Leona Paulsen and William and Lucile Johnson.
She was born to Marvin and Lynda (Paulsen) Johnson on Sept. 5, 1976, in Vernon Memorial Hospital. Kate lived and grew up in Ontario. In 1995, she graduated from Brookwood Superior School, where she was associated in FFA, forensics, Spanish Club, volleyball, and basketball. She professed salvation on Aug. 19, 1993, and was baptized on Sept. 26 of that yr. “For when we have been nevertheless without the need of toughness, Christ died for the ungodly.” (Romans 5:6)
She was married to Chris Stai on Nov. 24, 1995, and later divorced. From that union arrived Katalina and Cole. Kate went on to get her diploma from Southeast Technical Faculty, which aided her land a position at Mayo upon graduating. She was happy of her work at Mayo Clinic as a clinical transcriptionist, which she held for 25 a long time.
All through her existence, Kate struggled with a number of major overall health challenges. Her 1st big wellbeing concern was currently being diagnosed with IgA nephropathy in 2012, which expected a kidney transplant. Thankfully, on Kate’s birthday in 2014, she was blessed by her superb friend, Amy Frandsen, with her kidney. Regardless of this, she never hesitated to go on visits with her friends and spouse and children, which include tenting outings when on dialysis. Everybody who understood her understood her spirit and resolve to make the most of any moment.
Kate enjoyed heading to her children’s functions, hanging out with her friends, and traveling. She also rescued and liked quite a few pets, including Tiny Bear, Ali, Slater, Colby, Tank, Jynx, and Onyx. When Kate was not generating memories with people today, you could uncover her tending her back garden or scrapbooking although she sings to the radio. She would also show up at courses and deliver house a new canvas painting or household decoration. Each and every time you went to Kate’s, you felt the really like she set into every thing and absolutely everyone.
Companies had been Jan. 21 at Hoff Funeral Property in Goodview, Minn. There was a time for reminiscing and fellowship just after the company with cake and cookies.