BUTTE, MONT.

Kathleen ‘Kay’ Hanrahan Lakkala

Kathleen "Kay" Hanrahan Lakkala died Friday, May 4, 2007, in Butte, Mont.

Born and educated in Waukesha, Kay was the daughter of Winifred and the late Harold Hanrahan, the former sheriff of Waukesha County. Kay worked in the X-ray department of Waukesha Memorial Hospital for years before relocating to Butte.

Kay is survived by her mother, Winifred Hanrahan of Waukesha; husband, Bob Lakkala; son, Scott Lakkala; daughter, Misty Earles; and grandchildren, Kadrik and Lexus Earles, all of Butte; her brother, Dennis Hanrahan of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; and sister, Aileen Hanrahan of Sanford, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her dad, Harry; brother, Ray Hanrahan; and a son, Peter.