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Kay 'Kris' Willman
Kristin Kay ‘Kris’ Willman, 47, of Grand Island, died
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at her home.
Service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday in All Faiths Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend
Bob Rhodes will officiate. Burial will be in Grand Island City
Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2:00 the day of service.
Kris was born December 24, 1964, in Grand Island, the daughter of Ronald
and Rita (Waddington) Willman.
Those left to cherish her memory include her mother, Rita and brother
and sister-in-law, Kurtis and Jenny Willman of Mesa, Arizona.
She is also survived by her aunt, Peggy Einspahr of Grand Island; uncle,
Dr. Gary Waddington of Scottsdale, AZ; best friend, Bryan Reimers of
Grand Island; cousins, Nathan (Toby) and family of Valrico, FL, Julie
Walden (Stanley Waters) and family of Grand Island, and Erin Waddington,
Ryan Waddington and Sara Korlevich and their families, all of Scottsdale;
nephew and niece, Noah and Jordan Willman; and her faithful, furry, loving
She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald Willman and her grandparents.
Kris grew up in Grand Island, graduating from Grand Island Senior High,
class of 1983. She attended University of Nebraska Lincoln and
graduated with a BSN in 1988. Kris was employed by the Air Force
as a contract nurse. She was also employed at Howard County
Memorial Hospital in St. Paul, Saint Francis Medical Center, Penrose
Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO, and currently worked at the NE Veterans
Medical Center. Her profession was important to her and her
patients loved her.
A giving person, Kris loved her family and her animals. She also
enjoyed music and loved to sing.
Donations are suggested to National Suicide Prevention or Central Nebraska