Kathryn Mary Mrozek (Kinsella)

Kathryn Mary Mrozek (Kinsella)

May 25, 1946 – June 3, 2020
Age 74 of Minneapolis, formerly of Apache Junction. Survived by, husband John Mrozek, mother Barb Kinsella, Children; Pat (Helen), Shannon Johnson (Jim), Erin Schlaak (Ben), and AJ. Grandchildren; Mara (Daniel), Evan (Anna), Alissa, Eden, Alec, Brady, Carter, Mady, Ella, Michelle, Brother Steve (Cathy) Kinsella, Brother in- law Dave (Beth) Mrozek, sister in law Cindy (Scott) Eastman, many nieces, nephews, cousins and godchildren. Preceded in death by her father Joseph, husband Patrick O’Gara, and granddaughter Alice. Kathy was beloved by her family and many friends. Always thinking of others, her smile and personality lit up every room. She loved being outdoors, travel, and being with those she loved. She believed in serving others in her community and faith. An active mother and grandmother, she worked with many children’s organizations and advocacy groups. After spending her life in the Twin Cities, she moved to Arizona in ’06 and returned in ’18. She spent her last years with family and was part of several studies to better understand progressive neurological diseases. She chose to donate her body to help others. A celebration and service to be determined at a later date.. (Published in the Star Tribune on June 7, 2020)