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Mrs Mary Kathryn “Kathy” Wilds’ warrior spirit left this Earth on October 27, 2020.

Born on April 4, 1947, in Kansas City MO, Kathy Wilds lived life to the fullest.

She had a curiosity of, and a passion for, life. Kathy definitely lived to the beat of a different drummer, and did not let the many challenges of her life keep her from living it to the fullest.

From her work with the M1 Abrams Tank at Army Main Division Headquarters in Germany, to her liaison in accounting at KPMG, Kathy had an ability to learn, and succeed at any career path she chose.

An avid reader who lived by the creed that “knowledge is power,”and “laughter is the best medicine,” Kathy survived cancer, raised three equally passionate daughters, and kissed several frogs before she found her “Mr. Right” in Vincent Allen Wilds.

Kathy found the happiness and peacefulness she had longed for all her life in her soul mate, Vince, and he in her.

The two married and spent 32 full and wonderful years together raising another daughter, Rachel Dorothea Wilds.

Vince was the love of Kathy’s life and was by her side as her warrior spirit departed this Earth.

Mrs. Kathy Wilds was a member of the first Presbyterian Church of Holden.

She leaves behind her husband, Vincent Wilds; daughters, Debbie Buckley, Aimee Cornwell and Rachel Wilds; her brothers, Russell Wright and John Wright; her sister, Billie Joanne Scoville; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Kathy was preceded in death by her mother, Cora Lea Wright; father, Jason Glen Wright; brother, Robert McDowell; and beloved eldest daughter, Lee Anna Riley.

Kathy’s memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 11 at 11 a.m. at the first Presbyterian Church in Holden Missouri.

The memorial service will also be streamed online, via Facebook Live simultaneously, for those who cannot attend in person.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to https// 454 for decedent’s eternal resting costs.

Or you may do complete a random act of kindness in Kathy’s name.

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