Kimberly Svestka

ADRIAN — Kimberly Sue Svestka, age 49, of Adrian, died on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at her home.

She was born on September 7, 1963, in Adrian to Ronald L. and Sharon (Dunbar) Svestka.

She graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1981 and from St. Vincent School of Nursing/Lourdes with a Registered Nursing Degree in 1984.  She had been a RN for 22 years at the Ypsilanti Center of Forensic Psychology and then for two years at Tendercare now known as Magnum.

Kim was baptized at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Blissfield, was confirmed at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and currently attended Light of Christ Parish (St. Alphonsus).  Kim was an accomplished organist who won numerous trophies and awards.  She enjoyed making homemade cards and loved her dog, Paco, very much.

Kim is survived by her parents, Ronald and Sharon Svestka of Blissfield; a brother, Douglas (Rieki) Svestka of Adrian; a sister, Sherrie Dauer of Port Clinton, Ohio; two nieces, Arianna Svestka of Adrian and Samantha (Jared) Calkins of Maumee, Ohio; and her dog, Paco at home.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ladd and Mary Svestka and Egbert and Frieda Dunbar.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2013,  from 4-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian, where there will be a Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.  Visitation will also be held at Light of Christ Parish (St. Alphonsus) on Monday, February 25, 2013, from 10:00-10:45 a.m. The funeral liturgy for Kim will be offered at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013, at Light of Christ Parish (St. Alphonsus) with Fr. Jack Loughran as celebrant.  Burial will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery.

You may send condolences to the family at  Memorial contributions may be made to Light of Christ Parish.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.