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Catherine Ann Menzel

AGE: 60 • Freehold

Catherine Ann Menzel, "Cathy", 60, of Freehold passed away at home after a battle with cancer on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Born in Red Bank, raised in Holmdel, she lived in Florida for 10 years before returning home to New Jersey to work on the family farm, Menzel Bros. Farm, in Holmdel, and then in the telecommunications industry.

She was a loving daughter, sister, and fun to be with "Aunt Cat". Cathy had a lifetime passion of riding and working with horses, watching football games, horse races and NASCAR races. She loved to travel and learned dressage. An animal lover, she had two standard bred poodles, Lacey and Reba, who were her companions through the years.

Cathy was predeceased by her father William Menzel, Jr. her brother Douglas Menzel, her two sisters Margaret Boyton and Lynn Ottesen and her brother-in-law, George Boyton.

She is survived by her mother Mary S. Menzel, her brother, Karl Menzel and his wife, Lisa, and her brother-in-law Daniel Ottesen as well as her cherished nephews Douglas Boyton and his wife Rebecca, Christopher Boyton and his wife Jamie, William Menzel, Keith Menzel, Daniel Ottesen and his wife Melissa, Erik Ottesen and Andrew Ottesen and 6 great nieces and nephews as well as many wonderful, caring friends including Magnus and Elvis.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 12th 2:00 - 6:00 pm at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Cathy to SPUR, Special People United to Ride, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738. To share a favorite memory or messages of condolences, please visit Cathy's Page of Tributes at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Sept. 11, 2017
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