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Kathryn S. Uhing

June 28, 1956 — March 28, 2023

Hartington, Nebraska

Kathryn S. Uhing age 66 of Hartington, Nebraska died unexpectantly from a sudden illness on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD.  She is the wife of Mike Uhing.

Kathy gave the ultimate gift of donating her body to science for research and education. 

A Memorial Mass will be on Friday, June 2, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family (Sts. Peter & Paul) Catholic Church in Bow Valley, NE with the Rev. Jim Keiter officiating.  Visitation will be on Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at church, then a rosary recited at 10:30 a.m.  Burial of her cremated remains will be at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

Kathryn Sue was born on June 28, 1956, in Omaha, Nebraska to Howard and Bernadette (Daly) Daily. She spent her early life in Elkhorn and Osceola, Nebraska, before moving to Norfolk where she graduated from Norfolk High School in 1974.  She and Mike eventually moved to Bow Valley, Nebraska in 1997.

Kathy was a life-long learner.  She earned her LPN from Northeast Community College, teaching degree from Wayne State College, and later her RN and Bachelor of Nursing degrees from USD and Mount Marty.  Kathy worked as a teacher in her early years and made nursing her career for many years, touching the lives of countless patients and colleagues.

On April 25, 1992, Kathy married Mike Uhing. Together, they raised four children: Nate Daily, Leah (Luke) Olsen, Tyler (Brittany) Uhing and Tessa Uhing.  Kathy adored her grandchildren, Shaylee, Jax, Nash and Knoxlee Olsen, Myles Uhing and Emery Uhing, and loved to spend time with them whenever possible.

Kathy had a wide variety of interests and hobbies, including her love for animals, gardening, canning, cooking, collecting antiques, travel, scratch tickets and reading.  She served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) impacting the lives of children and families.  Kathy loved giving gifts and has given the greatest gift of all by donating her body to science and research.  She had a heart of gold and loved nothing more than to see the smiles on her loved ones' faces.

Kathy is survived by her husband Mike of Hartington; her four children Nate Daily of Hartington, Leah (Luke) Olsen of Waverly, Tyler (Brittany) Uhing of Norfolk, and Tessa Uhing of Norfolk; her six grandchildren, Shaylee, Jax, Nash and Knoxlee Olsen, Myles Uhing and Emery Uhing; her siblings Jeanette Hastings of Norfolk, David (Joleen) Daily of Orleans, NE and Dan Daily of Meadow Grove; Mother-in-law Alice Uhing,  brothers/sisters-in-law Ann (Dave) Lund of Norfolk, Barb (Dennis) Vollmer of Omaha, Cindy Uhing of Lady Lake FL, Linda (Ken) Wilcox of Norfolk, Dan (Karla) Uhing of Bow Valley; her beloved pets, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  She will be deeply missed by her husband, children, grandchildren, siblings, and many other relatives and friends.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Bernadette Daily, brother Loren Daily, infant daughter Amanda Uhing; father-in-law Jerome Uhing, nephew Aaron Lund, great-nephew Baker Wilcox.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, June 2, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am

Holy Family (Sts. Peter & Paul) Catholic Church

Valley View Drive, Bow Valley, NE 68739

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Prayer Service

Friday, June 2, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am

Holy Family (Sts. Peter & Paul) Catholic Church

Valley View Drive, Bow Valley, NE 68739

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Mass

Friday, June 2, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am

Holy Family (Sts. Peter & Paul) Catholic Church

Valley View Drive, Bow Valley, NE 68739

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