Kimberly Kae Welliver-Brown departed her loving family and friends on December 31st, 2021, at the age of 53. Born in Brainerd, Minnesota, on October 23rd, 1968, to William Welliver and Dixie (Welliver) Pakarinen. Growing up in the Brainerd Lakes Area, Kim graduated from Brainerd High School in 1987. Following graduation, Kim attended Brainerd Vocational School while beginning her 28 year career with Essentia Health, formerly St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Her love for sunrises, sunsets and her flower garden were a perfect reflection of the beautiful person she was.
Kim is survived by her husband Tim, son Nathan Welliver, stepson Justin (Rachel Lee) Brown, mother Dixie Pakarinen, stepfather Scott Pakarinen, stepmother Mary Welliver, sisters Diane (Sean) Bird, Christine (Dave) Montaque, Jennell (Brett) Berg, brother BJ (Kimberly) Welliver, stepbrother Seth (Becky) Pakarinen, stepsister, Sara (Darren) Rector and many other loved relatives.
Kim was preceded in death by her father William, grandparents John and Stella Welliver, grandparents Burnell and Helen Randall as well as her loving dog Dakota.
Please join us for Kim’s celebration of life on Tuesday, January 11th from 4:00 to 7:00pm at the Gather on 3 events center (The Woods), located at 19624 Co Rd 3 Brainerd, MN 56401.