Kathleen “Kathy” M. O’Connell, age 72, of Wautoma, passed away Monday, January 30, 2023 at her home.
She was born April 19, 1950 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Michael P. and Mildred M. (Wyatt) O’Connell. Kathy was a graduate of Madonna High School in Milwaukee. Kathy worked as a caregiver at the nursing home in Cedarburg for many years before moving to Wautoma. She enjoyed arts and crafts along with her pets. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by one sister, Linda (Bob) Cohan, Indian Lakes Estates, Florida; one brother, Mike (Marge) O’Connell, Slinger; nieces and nephews: Tricia Leonard, South Fond du Lac, Missy Cohan, Chicago, IL, Kathy (James) Busalacchi, Slinger, Beth (Barry) Kirchoff, Germantown, Michael (Amy) O’Connell, Fredonia, Jenny O’Connell, Saukville, Molly (Erik) Dawson, Mayo, FL. She is further survived by grandnieces and grandnephews: Nathan Leonard, Pierson, Vincent, Gianna and Alex Busalacchi, Dameon, Isabella and Isaiah Kirchoff, Alanna and Abigail O’Connell, Ayden and Hailey O’Connell, Alana, Bella, Ariel, Ahna and Elijah Dawson.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wautoma. Interment will be at St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery in Brown Deer, WI.