Kathy A. Sinnwell


Kathy Ann Sinnwell passed away on Sunday, Feb, 11, 2024 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, Mason City.

A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, with Lay Minister Al Berge officiating.  Burial was in the Clear Lake Cemetery.  

A viewing was held one hour prior to the service at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake.

Memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, in Kathy’s memory.

Kathy Ann Sinnwell, daughter of Roger Best and JoAnn (Lenning) Best, was born Aug. 25, 1956, at Mercy Hospital, Mason City.  Kathy graduated from Clear Lake High School continuing her education at Hamilton Business College.  Kathy was employed several places including IMI Cornelius as a receptionist.

Kathy was united in marriage to David Sinnwell on Aug. 25, 1991, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.  Kathy enjoyed going to casinos to see how lucky she could be!  She loved spending time with her cousin’s kids, Kiefer, Kaleb and Karissa Cornick.  They enjoyed going to Chinese buffets and numerous trips to Adventureland; where they had their pictures taken in costumes from the olden days.    

Kathy is survived by her husband, Dave; aunt, Mary Best, Rockwell; uncle, Don Lenning (Donna), Ardmore, Okla. and their children, Rick, Jody, Tim, Barb, Lisa, Jim and Dan; her deceased uncle, Ed (Patsy) Lenning’s children, David, Deb, Chuck, Pat and Edwin; uncle, Bill Lewis, San Antonio, Texas and his children, Jayne, Jay and John; cousin, Diane Cornick and her children, Kiefer (Ashley), Kaleb and Karissa; Cousin Lori (Kent) Beatty, and their daughter Whitney; mother-in-law Pat Sinnwell; father-in-law Roger (Jean) Sinnwell; along with brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Roger and JoAnn Best; uncle, Ed (Patsy) Lenning; aunt, Sherri Lewis; uncle, Don Best; and cousins, Dale Best and Penny Goates.

Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, was in charge of arrangements.


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