Kathleen “Katie” A. Oeffling, age 79, of Loretto passed away Saturday, June 29. She was born Dec. 20, 1933, to Patrick and Agnes (Brady) Donahue in Minneapolis.
Katie is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Nick; children, Robert (Julie) Oeffling, Michelle Oeffling, Mike Oeffling (Dawn Marsh special friend), Kyle Oeffling, Amy (Tony) Godlewski; seven grandchildren, Anna (John) Patnode, Ashley Oeffling (fiance Christopher Weimelt), Abby Oeffling, Matthew and Mitchell Oeffling, Louis and Julian Godlewski; four great-grandchildren, Lydia, Caroline, Travis, and Claire Patnode; sisters, MaryLou (Virgil) Weber, Joanne Scherber, Eleanor Zachman, and Patricia Etzel.
Katie was preceded in death by her parents, Pat and Agnes Donahue.
Mass of Christian burial took place Wednesday, July 3 at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto. Visitation took place from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano. Visitation continued Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to Mass. Rev. John Gallas celebrated the Mass, with interment in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.