Kimberly Kilinski, 58, Newburgh

Kimberly Kilinski, 58, of Newburgh, died Friday, February 15, at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville. She was born in Evansville September 7, 1960, to Dr. Allen D. and Judith H. (Grabert) Scales. She married Dr. Larry Kilinski November 17, 1982.

Kim attended Southridge High School in Huntingburg and Purdue University. She was a horticulturalist, master gardener, homemaker, amateur bee keeper, and mother. She loved and advocated for nature, the environment, and her fellow (wo)man in need.  She volunteered at United Caring Services and Ruth’s House, both in Evansville. She was a childhood member of Salem United Church of Christ and was baptized in the Atlantic Ocean in July of 2018.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Larry Kilinski; two sons, Ryan Kilinski and wife Jessica, Portland, Oregon, and Chad Kilinski and wife Sarah, Louisville; her father-in-law, Lawrence Kilinski, Sr.; her step-mother, Evelyn Scales; one brother, Scott Scales and wife Leesa; three first cousins, Brad and Mona Scales and Sheryl (Scales) Zayac Teijido; her aunt Diana Scales; and four nieces, one nephew, six grand-nieces, and two grand-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Allen Scales, and her mother-in-law, Nancy Kilinski..

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Friday and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Memorial contributions can be directed to United Caring Services or Ruth’s House, both in Evansville. Online condolences can be shared at Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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