Kimberly Dannette Welch, 60, of Salina, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at her home after a 3-month battle with cancer. She was born on May 7, 1962, in Claremore, Oklahoma; the daughter of Edgar and Linda (Pate) Welch. Kimberly worked as a dietary cook at Wood Manor Nursing Home for many years. She was courageous and had a helping heart and was always willing to help those in need. She was strong in her faith and was a true prayer warrior. Kimberly loved animals, walking outdoors, the minions, and watching the Kansas City Chiefs. Kimberly leaves behind many memories for her family to remember.
No formal services are planned at this time. To leave her family a message, please visit her Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Kimberly is survived by her daughter, Kindra Welch of Wichita, Kansas; brother, Jeffery Welch of Salina, Oklahoma; sister, Brenda Taylor of Salina, Oklahoma; nephews, Michael Welch of Haskell, Oklahoma and Robert Turner of Spokane, Washington; niece, Shelly Baker Spokane, Washington; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by his father, Daniel Ham and mother, Linda Welch.