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Kathleen Rita Czinder

Kathleen “Kathy” Rita Czinder, 61, of Nunica, Michigan, passed away on June 23rd, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.


Kathy was born on December 28, 1960, to Lloyd F. and Mary R. Mitchell (Larkin) in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Kathy isenveloped in the love of her parents who preceded her in death.


The youngest of five children, she captured the hearts of those who knew and loved her. She lived each day with grace, dignity, integrity, and courage.

A compassionate and loyal mother, sister, and friend, she was an extremely devoted and dedicated grandmother.  She was the foundation of her family and filled her home with warmth, kindness, and laughter. She rooted her family in faith, had an expansive heart for all animals, always knew the right thing to say to someone in need, never missed a special date, loved Michigan summers, knew the best spots to find Petoskey stones, and could always be found in her kitchen doing what she loved. All of these qualities have been passed on to her children and grandchildren, continuing her legacy and strength of character.Kathy was a bright spark in this world and will be profoundlymissed by many.


Kathy is survived by her 3 daughters: Kristin (Matt) Breeding, Buffalo, TX, Jessica (Fernando)

Montano, Ravenna, MI, Shelby Czinder (fiancé, CameronChatman), Spring Lake, MI; Grandchildren, Payton Breeding, Kennedy Finkler, Kinsley Zimmer, and Kasen Zimmer; Siblings: Lynn Nii, Huntington Beach, CA, Beth Mitchell, Nunica, MI, Sherry Mitchell (Richard Vissar), Grand Haven, MI, John (Karen) Mitchell, Moss Point, MS; Previous spouse, Bernie Czinder, as well as many nieces, nephews.


Per her request, a private family service will be held on July 16, 2022. 

In memory of Kathy, please consider a donation to the Starry Skies Equine Rescue of Ann Arbor. www.starryskiesequinerescueandsanctuary.com/donate


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We were so very saddened to hear of Kathy's passing. Prayers sent from our family to yours.

Micheal, Julie, Amelia and Natalie Jun 30 2022 7:42 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss! It is a loss for all of us! She was a gem in this rough world! Keep your chins up and smile with all the memories you have built up over all these years! I love you all!

Craig childers Jun 30 2022 12:25 PM