Kathleen Sedlachek, 62 of Arbor Vitae, Wis., died on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, peacefully at her home in the presence of her family. Kathy was born Feb. 25, 1950, in Kiel, Wis., to Herbert and Stella Hoefler. She married Dick Sedlachek Dec. 2, 1978, in Oshkosh, Wis.
Kathy was one of seven children, all of whom she is survived by, Jim(Barb) Hoefler of Grantsburg, Jane (Dennis) Fitzgerald of Neenah; Thomas (Sue) Hoefler and Mary (Tom) Kraus of Kiel; Ann (Jeff) Knier of Waunakee; and Michael (Gina) Hoefler of Juneau.
Kathy enjoyed her many nieces and nephews and also enjoyed hiking, traveling, bird watching, boating and getting together for sister's weekends, with family and many special friends.
Kathy had a great sense of humor and lightened up any room on many occasions.
A funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 16, 2013, will be held at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Kiel, Wis. Visitation will take place at 10:30 a.m. preceding Mass.