Kores, Kathleen Mary (Streckenbach)
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Kathleen Mary (Streckenbach) Kores, 53, New Franken, passed peacefully after her courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. She was born December 18, 1959 in Green Bay, to Leland and Phyllis Streckenbach. Kathy received her Bachelor of Science degree from UWGB and a Master of Clinical Psychology from UW-Oshkosh. As an adult she received a second bachelor degree at the Bellin College of Nursing. Kathy loved her nursing career at Bellin Hospital for 12 years.
Kathy was a volunteer at the Wildlife Sanctuary for over 30 years and a member of RPAWS. She was a member of St. Kilian Catholic Church where she sang in the choir. Kathy was a naturalist, environmentalist, and nurturing individual. She enjoyed bird watching, knitting, sewing, crafts, gardening, cooking, baking, and listening to and playing classical guitar.
She is survived by her children, Leland and Angela Kores; her parents; sister, Bette (Bruce) Bachhuber; brother, Bill (Lori) Streckenbach; and nieces and nephews, Melissa (Andy), Rachel, and Daniel Bachhuber and Hilary, Jon, and Drew (Denise) Streckenbach.
Family and friends may call Friday, July 12, 2013, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay, from 4:00pm until 7:00pm. Visitation will continue on Saturday at St. Kilian Catholic Church, 2508 St. Kilian Rd., New Franken, from 9:30am until the time of service at 10:30am with Rev. Andrew Kurz officiating. To leave a special message for Kathy's family please visit, www.NewcomerGreenBay.com.
In lieu of flowers an educational fund has been established for her children.
Kathy's family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. A. James, Dr. P. Mansky, all of the staff at Bellin Cancer Center and Hospital, and the staff at the Unity Hospice Residence.
Newcomer Funeral Home
340 S Monroe Ave
Green Bay, WI 54301
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from July 7 to July 12, 2013