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Kathleen Delores Rutkowski

Kathleen Delores (Anglin) Rutkowski, age 50, of Hutchinson, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at the Hutchinson Community Hospital in Hutchinson.

She was born Jan. 16, 1956, in Litchfield, the daughter of Lester and Isabelle (Wimmer) Anglin. Kathleen was baptized as an infant, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth, both at St. John’s Catholic Church in Darwin. She received her education in Dassel.

Kathleen resided in Darwin, before moving to Hutchinson. She was employed at various local companies in the production department, as a nursing Assistant at the Dassel Lakeside Nursing Home in Dassel, and Burns Manor Nursing Home in Hutchinson, and most recently, as a clerk at Food N Fuel in Hutchinson.

A member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, Kathleen was active in the women’s group and Bible study groups. She was also a member of TOPS in Hutchinson.

Kathleen enjoyed listening to music, reading, and taking long walks. She especially enjoyed the time she spent with her son and his family, and loved to babysit for her grandson, Jonathon.

Kathleen is survived by her son, Frank Rutkowski and his wife, Hollie, of Hutchinson; grandson Jonathon Rutkowski; mother Isabelle Anglin of Paynesville; sister Mary Meier of Elk River; brother John Anglin and his wife, Shirley, of Dassel; nieces, Tammy Meier of Elk River, Amanda Anglin of Dassel, and Stacie Voss and her husband, Glen of Litchfield; nephew John Anglin Jr. of Dassel; great nephews, Kaiden and Connor Voss; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lester Anglin.

Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with the Revs. Randy Freund and Scott Grorud officiating. Organist was Shirley Holtz, and soloist Dave Skaar sang “On Eagle’s Wings.”Congregational hymns were “Amazing Grace,” and “Lead On, Oh King Eternal.” Interment was in the Dassel City Cemetery in Dassel.

Honorary casket bearers were Jonathon Rutkowski, Sharon Nistler, and Lori McElmury.

Casket bearers were Amanda Anglin, John Anglin, Jr., Tammy Meier, Stacie Voss, Kurt Schmidt, and Bruce McElmury.

Arrangements were by the Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson.

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