ATKINSON, Wis. – Kathi Lea Hubbard, 57, of Ft. Atkinson, Wis., formerly of St. Charles, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at her home.
She was born in St. Charles on Jan. 17, 1956, to Hans Edwin and Mary Jean Hubbard.
She left Illinois after graduating from St. Charles High School in 1974 to attend modeling school for one year. She worked for Midland Bank in Milwaukee in 1975. From 1976 through 1987, she worked for a savings and loan company, and from 1987 until 2001 she worked as an Administration Manager for Kelly Manufacturing. She moved to Fort Atkinson and worked as an Administration Manager for a McDonald's Distribution Company from 2002 to 2010.
Kathi suffered from severe heart and lung problems and had surgery in 2012, which was difficult for her to recover from.
She had several very good friends and many people who loved her. She had a big heart and took in every stray that crossed her path. Kathi had a good family and a lot of wonderful cousins. She played volleyball, softball, racquetball and had many trophies to show for it.
Kathi is survived by her partner in life, Terry Heath; her brother-in-law, Jim LaDue of Geneva; her uncle, Keith (Mary Ellen) Anderson of Geneva; a nephew, Jeremy (Christie) LaDue of St. Charles; a niece, Lisa (Chris) Perry of Sugar Grove; three great-grandnieces and nephews, Matt, Emma and Aiden Perry; and her best friend and sister in life, Teresa (David) Greene of St. Charles.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Karen LaDue.
A memorial celebration of her life is being planned for a later date.
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For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles, 630-584-0060.