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Winter Carnival’s first Klondike Kate, Carol Carney, dies at 85 – Twin Cities

2021-05-24 12:35:29 –

Carol Kearney, the first Klondike Kate at the St. Paul Winter Carnival, died on May 22 after a short stay in a nursing home.

When Kearney was interviewed for an article published in Pioneer Press on January 25, he talked about his time as Klondike Kate, the mistress of Winter Carnival’s “fun, frivolity, and good fellowship.” .. She also sang.

Kearney told Pioneer Press that he competed for the sash “because I love the winter carnival.”

Quebec celebrated its 50th anniversary at the 2021 Winter Carnival.

Kearney’s daughter Lori Bestler said she was admitted to a nursing home on May 7.

There will be a life celebration on Tuesday, May 25th Grand Strand Funeral Hall Lindstrom offers 4 pm to 7 pm viewing and 7 pm to 8 pm service.

This is the report from January 25, 2021.

50 Years of Klondike Kate: ’71 Winner Carol Kearney is still energetic, friendly and ready to sing.

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