Kathleen A. Abel, 75
Aug. 23, 1941 -- Sept. 15, 2016

Kathleen A. Abel, 75 Kathleen A. Abel (nee George) died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, at her home at the age of 75. She was born Aug. 23, 1941, in Milwaukee to the late Charles and Anna (nee Fischer) George.

For more than 30 years, she worked at AT& T, retiring as an engineering clerk. She also worked as a nursing aide, and recently was employed at Walmart in various departments.

In the early 2000s, she moved to West Bend where she made her home.

Kathy loved being a grandma and great-grandma. She was a devoted and loving presence in their lives.

Survivors include four children, Kristen (Dan) Koenigs of Menomonee Falls, Tracey (Scott) Jorgensen of Watertown, Lisa (Bill) Ollman of Oconomowoc and Craig of West Bend; 10 grandchildren, Amanda and Mitch (fiancée Randi Acheson) Koenigs, Kyle and Kirk Jaco, Jeff (Holli) Weissenburger, Jessica (Blayne) Essmann, Billie Ollman, and Taylor, Fayth and Colin Abel; 11 great-grandchildren, Charli Jo, Jase, Oliver, Pierce, Elaina, Madison, Roman, Cruz, Emery, Brynn and Olivia; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert (Shirley) George and two sisters, Arlene Hayes and Marilyn George.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26 at Holy Angels Catholic Church with the Rev. Patrick Heppe presiding. The family will greet relatives and friends from 2-3:45 p.m. Monday at the church.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.