Kathleen A. Anderson, age 76, of Waupaca passed away suddenly on Monday, March 28, 2011 at Appleton Medical Center.
Kathleen was born in Waupaca on May 16, 1934, the daughter of the late William and Marion (Brooks) Kiekhafer. On October 16, 1954, Kathleen married Arlan (Bennie) Anderson in Fremont and he preceded her in death on August 30, 2009. She had worked at Zwicker Knitting Mills in Waupaca for many years and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Kathleen is survived by her son: Brian (Donna) Anderson, Waupaca; her grandchildren: Adam Anderson, Lorena, Texas and Erin Anderson, Dallas, Texas; her step-grandchildren: Ashley (Josh)Amundson, Waupaca and Donnie Martell, Oshkosh; her two great grandchildren: Alayna & Kullin Amundson; a sister: Barbara (LeRoy) Bartel, Neenah; a brother: Robert (Jeanne) Kiekhafer, Fremont; her sisters-in-law: Beulah Bestal, Iola and Crystal (Jack) Christoph, Waupaca and many nieces and nephews. Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bennie and her son Bruce. A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, April 2 at 12 Noon at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca with Reverend Dr. Charles Tews, officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Park later in the spring. Visitation was on Saturday morning from 10 AM until the time of services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Kathleen’s name. Holly Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.