Katherine Rose Zimmel

Katherine Rose Zimmel, 85, of Theresa died Tuesday, July 18, 2006 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. She was born Nov. 25, 1920 in Mayville to Frank and Magdelana (nee Kayser) Krutke. On Sept. 27, 1941, she was joined in marriage with Jerome M. Zimmel Sr. in Mayville. Katherine was the head cook for the Theresa American Legion. She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Theresa and also a member of the Theresa American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by children, Betty (Neil) Mixdorf of Townsend, Robert (Rita) Zimmel of Horicon, William (Maryann) Zimmel of Beaver Dam, Jerome "Bud" (Christine) Zimmel of Marshfield and James Zimmel of Theresa; four sisters-in-law, Joyce Krutke of Bloomington, Ill., Marion Krutke of Nekoosa, Gladys Krutke of Theresa and Nellie Krutke of West Bend; seven grandchildren and stepgrandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1993, a grandson, a sister and five brothers.

The Mass of Christian Burial was Thursday, July 20, 2006 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, with Rev. Fr. Kevin Kowalske officiating. Burial was at St. Theresa Memorial Garden in Theresa. Visitation was a the church prior to the service.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville assisted the family.