FLOODWOOD, MINN.

Kathleen M. Dettmer (nee Kopecky)


Kathleen M. Dettmer (nee Kopecky) of Floodwood, Minn., passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at their winter home in Bonita Springs, Fla., at age 67.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Robert Dettmer, and two sons, Robert (Lori) and Alan (Amy) of Minnesota. She is further survived by four sisters, Colleen (John), Susan, Sally (Jeff) and Patricia, and one brother, Frank (Pat). She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Beatrice Kopecky, and mother- in-law, Beverly Ristow.

She was a graduate of Pewaukee High School and the Minneapolis School of Nursing. She worked for many years at the Veterans Hospital in Minneapolis-St Paul. After the family moved to Floodwood, she continued her nursing skills as a volunteer EMT for St. Louis County.

A memorial service will be held in Floodwood at a later date.