Kathryn Maria Kolseth
Kathryn "Kathy" Kolseth was a loving and devoted mother, sister, niece, friend, and nurse to many. She left the world suddenly on June 29th, 2021 at the age of 66.
She was born to Gilbert Furtado and Margaret Chute on November 4th, 1954 in San Jose, CA. She chose to settle down in the Reno-Tahoe area in the early 80s. Kathy made the decision to dedicate her entire life to serving others by becoming a registered nurse. She spent her entire thirty-year career in various surgical departments at Renown Medical Center. She had one son and one daughter, whom she loved dearly and devoted her entire life to making sure they were happy.
Kathy was known for having many wonderful gifts, but what she will be remembered most for was her quiet, compassionate, impactful, and kind demeanor. As a mother, she was known for the unwavering love and support she provided. As a nurse, she was known to be a force- she provided the utmost quality patient care in an effective, consistent manner. Kathy was a mentor and a role model to every person she came across.
She is survived by her children, Clinton Kolseth and Allison Kolseth; her sister, Monica Rourke; her brother, Steven Furtado; her nephews, Antone "Tony" Marciano, Kevin Rourke, Lindsay Furtado, and Casey Furtado; and her aunt, Beverly Pastorino.
There will be a celebration of her life held at the Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno, NV on July 6th from 3:00-7:00p. All who have known and loved her are encouraged to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the ASPCA.
Published by The Reno Gazette Journal and Lyon County News Leader from Jul. 2 to Jul. 5, 2021.