Kathleen “Kathy” R. Lommel, St. Cloud, 81
September 2, 1932 - July 26, 2014
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 AM on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church for Kathleen Lommel who died Saturday at Quiet Oaks Hospice House comforted by her loving family. Friends and relatives may call from 4:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. Parish Prayers will be prayed at 5:30 PM Wednesday at the funeral Home.
Kathy was born September 2, 1932 in St. Cloud to Frank and Marcella (Schill) Laudenbach. She grew up in St. Augusta on the family farm with a large family. Kathy married Donald Lommel on September 7, 1955 at St. Mary’s Help of Christians Catholic Church in St. Augusta. The couple raised six children in St. Cloud. Kathy took pride in being a homemaker, enjoying baking, cooking and caring for her family while always managing to keep her home spotless. Kathy enjoyed attending to her beautiful flowers and often turned annuals into perennials. She loved being outdoors, especially the many years spent with her family at the cabin on Big Watab Lake. Kathy is a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church where she was a greeter and very involved in her volunteer work; participating in the funeral choir, working funeral luncheons, a member of the Christian Women, and many other church activities. She put everyone’s needs before her own. She was very caring, generous, and a woman of great faith. She treasured time spent with her family, she will be dearly missed.
Kathy is survived by her husband, Don of St. Cloud; children, Thomas (Sandy) of Lyons, CO, Timothy of Sauk Centre, Lisa (John) Kirchner of Sartell, Melanie (Kris) Webeck of Waite Park, Lanette Urick of St. Cloud, Lamont (Lois) of Waite Park; siblings, Harvey (Adeline) Laudenbach of St. Cloud, Jack (Dorine) Laudenbach of Sartell, Jackie (Norb) Koshiol of Kimball, Tom (Beaty) Laudenbach of Clearwater, Carol Lenzemeier of Kimball, Bob (Shirley) Laudenbach of St. Cloud, Russell (Connie) Laudenbach of St. Cloud, Gary (Marlene) Laudenbach of St. Cloud, Barb (Rick) Schuldt of Farmington; 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two infant brothers, Joseph and Franklin; sisters, Marion Hansen, and Audrey Cremers.
A special thank you to St. Cloud Hospital Hospice and Quiet Oaks Hospice for the loving care of Kathy.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the ARC Midstate.