Kim Nelson Lynch, 45, of Tucson, AZ passed away peacefully on April 18, 2023 in Tucson surrounded by family. She was born April 26, 1977 in Shiprock, N.M, to Táchii'nii (Red Running into the Water People) born for Tábaahá (Edge Water People). Kim was survived by her husband Kii N. Lynch, son Diione N. Lynch of Hilliard, OH, daughters Kayia Apryle and Daryne Charla Lynch of Tucson, AZ and grandson Darryen "Baby Poohs" N. Lynch of Hilliard, OH. Also survived by her parents Charlie and Irene Nelson of Shiprock, N.M. and Grandmother Susie Lee Hosteen of Beclabito, N.M. Siblings Chris Nelson and family of Montrose, CO; Shawnna Nelson and family of Kirtland, N.M.; Sonny Nelson and family of Aztec, N.M.; Krystalene Nelson and family of Hilliard, OH. Kim is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is preceded in death by her sister, Charla Nelson, Cheii John Lee Hosteen, Nali Mary N. Thompson, nephew Cameron Charles Nelson and Uncle Raymond Lee Hosteen.
Kim married her high school sweetheart and best-friend on May 26, 2000 with whom she enjoyed attending concerts, camping, Nascar, University of Arizona Wildcats, LA Dodgers, and Pittsburgh Steelers. At the time of her passing Kim was employed by Raytheon Technologies. She also enjoyed video chatting her grandson in Ohio as often as she could.
Bearers are Sonny Nelson, Tobey John, Dustin Lynch, Monty John, Dave Bruce, and Michael Thompson. Honorary pallbearers Kii N. Lynch, Diione N. Lynch, Charlie Nelson, Chris Nelson, and Roy L. Hosteen.
Services will be held at Farmington Funeral Home on Thursday April 27, 2023 at 11:00am. Burial to follow at 12:30pm at the Kirtland-Fruitland Cemetery in Kirtland, N.M.