March 15, 1983 Dec 8, 2011 Her life was devoted to the children she cared for and the many birds, dogs, & cats she shared her life with. She enjoyed many types of arts and crafts, and despite her illness, always kept a positive outlook and exceptional desire to live each day to its fullest. She had a very caring heart, and enjoyed ministering to the residents of the care center while she was recovering. As a final act of her generous spirit, she was able to give back by donating her organs. Preceded in death by her grandfather, Neil; aunt, Christine; uncle, Robert; cousin, Tyler. Survived by her father, Chris and stepfather, Jimmy (Victor) McCarthy of Omaha, NE; grandmother, Rosemary (Lauby) McCarthy of Omaha; uncle and aunts, Jerry & Lori McCarthy of Blair, Trueline Longwolf of Lexington, NE; and cousins Mason, Evan, and Dominique. Additional survivors include many great-aunts, great-uncles and other extended family and friends. She will also be missed by her cherished kitty, Gizmo. VISITATION begins Monday, 10:00am, at the West Center Chapel followed by FUNERAL SERVICE at 11:00am. Interment Tuesday, 11:30 am, St. Anns Cemetery in Lexington, NE. Memorials are suggested to the family or a donation made in Kristinas name to the Nebraska Humane Society.
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