November 24, 1955 – November 1, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 5, 2015 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Kathleen “Kath” Rose Konz, age 59, who died Sunday at her home. Burial will be in the St. Boniface Parish Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Parish prayers will be at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., Thursday afternoon at the funeral home.

Kath was born in St. Cloud, MN to Sylvan and Dorothy (Heim) Schreifels. She married Robert Konz on September 30, 1978 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring. Kath was ROCORI proud and worked as a Paraprofessional with the ROCORI School District. Family was very important to Kath, cherishing the time she spent with her husband Rob and sons, Tony and Mike. Kath also had a strong love for animals – especially her dogs, Quincy and Rags. She enjoyed the outdoors either in her garden or tending to her flowerbeds. Kath had many talents but one of her greatest ones was her artistic abilities – making decorations for family members or painting scenic pictures.

Survivors include her husband, Robert; children, Anthony (Melissa) Konz and Michael (Jane) Konz; grandchildren, Makayla and Sydney; father, Sylvan; step-mother, Elizabeth; her dogs, Quincy and Rags; siblings; Ronald, Gerald (Anne), Richard (Debra), Timothy (Theresa) Randy, David (Linda) and Jeffrey Schreifels.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy; her sister, Julie Schreifels; father and mother-in-law, Vincent & Mildred Konz.

Arrangements are with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring.