Kathy L. AlvestadKathy L. Alvestad, 56, Grand Forks, ND was brought home to the Lord on Friday, March 15, 2013 following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She passed away at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks where she was lovingly cared for by her fellow nurses and staff on 6th Floor.
Kathy Lynn Jelinek was born July 26, 1956 in Grafton, ND, the daughter of Richard and June Jelinek. She was raised and educated in Pisek, ND and graduated from high school there in 1974. Kathy was married to Bob Alvestad on August 10, 1974 in Pisek, ND. Kathy and Bob were blessed with two loving children, Melissa and Michael.