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Katherine Leahy


1925 - 2014 Notice Condolences
Katherine Leahy Notice
Leahy, Katherine (Nee Stell ) Of Wauwatosa, passed away Sunday morning, June 8, 2014, at the age of 89. Katherine June Stell entered life on Jan. 8, 1925 in Grand Rapids, MI, to Gerrit and Florence Stell. Married the love of her life, the late Edward J. Leahy, in 1948. She will be missed by her loving children Tim (Sheila), Terry (Pat), Tom (Laurie), Brian (Nancy), Kevin (Denise), Maureen (Michael) Lawrence, Kathleen (Kevin) Pulz, Ned, Gerald (Xiaolei), and Dan. Survived by brother Tom (Hilary) Stell. Preceded in death by siblings Ruth (George) Worm, Dorothy (Fred) Mehner, Jean Conner, Jerry (Betty) Stell and Irene (Emil) Alberte. Dearest grandma of 25 and great-grandma of 14. Also survived by dear nieces, nephews, and friends. Kathie is known for her loving ways, free spirit, positive attitude, open mind, zany sense of humor, welcoming of strangers, and love for singing, which she passed on to her children. She lived a life true to herself and her family. The family thanks Ted for the dedication and kindness he's shown Kathie. Per Kathie's wishes, a gathering is planned for Monday, June 16, 2014. Visitation is from 5PM until time of Reflections at 6PM, followed by an informal celebration at WAUWATOSA WOMEN'S CLUB, 1626 N. Wauwatosa Ave. If you wish to send flowers, send them not to her but to someone who needs a bit of cheer. The Leahys would appreciate donations to Zilber Family Hospice, whose staff kept Kathie comfortable in her final days.
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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from June 11 to June 15, 2014
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