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Kathryn (Wozelka) Kivett

January 7, 1943 ~ May 20, 2021 (age 78)

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Kathryn Wozelka Kivett, 78, of Statesville, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, May 20, 2021.

Kathryn was born January 7, 1943 in Chowan County, N.C. and was the daughter of the late Edward Henry Cutler and Clyde McLelland Wozelka.  She was a graduate of Campbell University and was married to the late Howard Eugene Kivett.

Kathryn is survived by her son, Robbie White of Huntersville (and wife Julia Kennedy-White); daughter, Kathryn (Katie) Kivett of Statesville; son, Paul Kivett of Statesville; daughter, Carole Blane of New York (and husband Steve Blane);  10 grandchildren; Ward Tsumas, Sophie White, Megan Bianda, Rebecca Blane, Eve Blane, Wesley Kivett, Julie Kivett, Sam Kivett, Caroline Strohman and Andrew Strohman; sister, Mary Jo Swain of Cary, NC; nephew, Darden Swain; nieces, Caroline Strehle and Hadley Kirkland, and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Kathryn was a loyal and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her greatest joy in life was being of service to her family, especially her beloved grandchildren. She was generous by nature, always thinking of and providing for others. She was an artist, seamstress, interior decorator, gardener, researcher, and an amazing cook. She is described by her family as a strong, talented woman who was capable of literally anything.

A celebration of Kathryn’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Feeding America https://feedingamerica.org

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