Katherine Zeppelin, 72

Katherine Adele Zeppelin, age 72, of Litchfield, died Sunday March 4, 2018, at Bethany Memory Care in Litchfield.

A memorial service will take place Friday, March 9 at 2 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield.

Arrangements are with the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield; online guestbook at www.johnsonhagglund.com.

Katherine was born Feb. 3, 1946, in Litchfield, the daughter of Edgar and Louise (Isenberg) Anderson.

She graduated from Litchfield High School in 1964.

Katherine was united in marriage to Wayne Zeppelin Aug. 9, 1964, at the All Saints Lutheran Church in Darwin. The couple made their home on Lake Washington, and Katherine moved into Bethany Memory Care in the fall of 2014.

Katherine worked as a nursing assistant in Litchfield, and later for Custom Products and American Time and Signal in Dassel.

She was a member of All Saints Lutheran Church in Darwin, and later, First Lutheran Church in Litchfield.

Katherine loved to laugh. She painted when she was younger, and enjoyed gardening, reading, and going to garage sales and antique stores. She had an interest in American Indian artifacts and liked to spend time at the Forest City Stockade. Katherine studied gemology and found many rocks and arrow heads in country fields.

She loved hosting holidays and gatherings at her home, especially the Fourth of July.

Katherine is survived by her children, Shane (Kristine) Zeppelin, Jason (Lyn) Zeppelin, and Chad (Deb) Zeppelin; 10 grandchildren: Jessica (Brent) Wayne, Joshua Fasching, Brittany Zeppelin, William Fasching, Elizabeth Bruenger, Cheyenne Zeppelin, Devin Zeppelin, Trevor Zeppelin, Carter Zeppelin and Remington Zeppelin; a brother, Bill (Sheila) Anderson; brother-in-law Neil Christopherson; and step-great-granddaughter Ariel Egge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne; parents Edgar and Louise; a sister, Libby Christopherson; and a brother, Johnny Anderson.

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