Kristin Jo Mackney, 34, a child protection specialist, died of cancer shortly after midnight on June 22, 2013, at St. Vincent Healthcare.
She was born on July 18, 1978, to Ronald and Shirley Mackney in Billings. She attended Washington Elementary School, graduated from Billings Senior High School in 1996 and received a bachelor’s degree from Montana State University Billings. She had hoped to pursue a master’s degree and become a counselor.
She had received care from Drs. Patrick Cobb, Brenda Kirkland, Randall Gibb and Thomas Kent.
Survivors include sons, Caden and Conor; parents; and a brother, Scott.
Services were June 26. Private interment of ashes was planned. Arrangements were in the care of Dahl Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the “Mack Attack” team for Relay for Life.