Condolences for Kathleen E. DeGaetano
Corey, Jackie, Katie, Tony, and other family members, I was so saddened to hear of the loss of your wife/mother. I have many memories of talks with Kathy when she came to OMS while you were a student in my class, Tony. How she loved you all! I pray that all of your wonderful memories of happy family times will ease the grief that you are now feeling and in time allow you to live lives of great joy. Nothing would make your wife/mom happier. Sending you love and sympathy.
From Anita Dahlby
Dear DeGaetano Family, We're very sad to hear of your loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers.
From Steve Shepherd & Family
Our deepest condolences to you and your family at this time. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time....
From randy and mary catherine bowell
Coach D and Family-Our thoughts and deepest sympathy are with you and your family at this difficult time. You're in the hearts of many who care about you and pray for you as God eases your sorrow and replaces it with sweet memories.
From Rich, Deb, Ryan, Garret & Trevor Schultz
Corey and Family, I was schocked when Don Skierawski called me Friday morning to let me know that Kathy has been received by the Lord and passed from this world. I so glad that you invited me to stay at your home. I had such a wonderful conversation with Kathy and she was so up beat and full of energy that day. I thought she was on the road to a full recovery. I will always remember that moment and her big smile. She was so welcoming. Mary and I want to send our sincere sympathy to you and your family in this time of sorrow and rememerance. I know you will find confort knowing that Kathy has been recived by the Lord and it at peace in a new world. Our prayers are with you and your family. Bob and Mary Niebur
From Bob and Mary Niebuhr
Coach D and family - My deepest condolences to all of you during this difficult time... My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
From Tony Sanchez & Family
I send my condolences to the DeGaetano Family. I worked with Kathy for a few years at FSH. She was a wonderful person. She always had a smile on her face.
From Amy Heuer
I am deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
From Tom Murray
Dear Corey and family, knowing Kathy over the years
she was such a gentle,warm, friendly,and smiling
lady.The last time I hugged her,at Panera, I thought
she won the battle.My prayers are with you all at this so sad a time. A
From PAT NIEBUHR
To the DeGaetano Family: I had the pleasure of working with Kathy in the Transcription Department at FSH. I was so saddened to hear of her passsing. She was a terrific lady! I had some personal difficulties and she always knew just what to say or do, and she always found a way to make me laugh. I will always remember and love her for that. My deepest sympathies to all of you.
From Rhonda Hammond
Dear DeGaetano family:
I was so sad to hear that Kathy had lost in her battle with cancer. I have known Kathy since before Corey and her were married when I worked at Skemp. She was also a great friend to me as well as my mom Jeanette Young. Then years later I was delighted when Katie and Carrie got to be such good friends. Our thoughts and hearts go out to you all during this very very difficult time. She was a wonderful person and will be truly missed by many. Hugs from the Beitlich's.
From Jan and Bob Beitlich
I send big hugs to all the people Kassy loved - her family and friends. She will be missed but I know she will be with all of you in spirit with her great smile and fun laugh. She has no more pain and is having fun on the Other Side. I knew Kassy off and on thru grade school, high school somewhat and college. One couldn't help but love her and her great sense of humor.
From Pat MCGRATH
Coach D. and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn Kathy's death.What a kind person she was!We would meet in the morning as she was coming to work and I was leaving,and she always had a cheerful greeting and a smile.RIP Pat C.
From Pat Coaty and the Central Coaty Kids
Dear Coach D,
I am sorry to hear about the death of your wife. May she share in the reward that Christ has promised those who believe in him.
From David R Bjerkaas
my thoughts and prayers are with you guys at this time....my aunt zoe was very close to the family and mr d was my teacher for many years at central as well as my brothers' coach/teacher. may you find peace in the months to come and remember that she will forever be engraved within your souls
From Robin Grosch
Kate, I am so sorry about your mom. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers! Love, Lauren
From Lauren LaRoy
Katie and family-
I am so sorry for your loss. I have many wonderful memories of Kathy that I will always hold dear. I am sorry I can't be there in person to show my support but know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.
From Amie Fox
Dear DeGaetano Family,
Our sincere condolences on Kassey's passing. She was such a wonderful part of our extended family.
I will never forget the Thanksgivings on Green Bay Street in Onalaska. The food, the bowling, the card games and the chit-chatting in every room.
We were blessed to see her three times this summer and two of the events were fun family celebrations which made it extra special.
God Bless Aunt Kassey.
Dan, Carol, Nick & Joey Desmond
From Dan Desmond & Family
Corey and family,
Please accept our sincere and heartfelt sympathly on Kathy's passing.She fought the great fight with dignity and resolve.The fond memories that you have of this wonderful,wife,mother and best friend are her parting gift to you.She truly is your " gift that keeps on giving".
With our prayers for faith and strength
Ed and Lynn Burmeister
From Ed and Lynn Burmeister
Our deep sympathy go out to Jackie and her family at this difficult time. I have only know Jackie and Matt and their wonderful children for a short time, and feel blessed to have them in our lives. Jackie, you are such a wonderful person, and although I never had the chance to meet your mom, I know with certainty that she was amazing, for she raised one of the nicest people I know. Although we cannot be with you during this difficult time, know we hold you in our prayers and thoughts at every moment. May God and His Grace be with you. We love you guys... hugs and kisses to everyone... and Ani says she loves Frankie very much!
From Marcy Drexler and Family
My condolences go out to the entire DeGaetano family. I had the honor to work with her for a couple of years in the Transcription department. She was such a warm and loving person. She always knew how to make you smile. I saw her just a couple of weeks ago and got one last hug, and that moment will be with me forever. She will be greatly missed by everyone that knew her.
From Jennifer Boldt
I worked with Kathy for over 10 years in the transcription department and shared an office with her for many of those years. Kathy, I always said, was my "at-work mom" and I cannot begin to tell you everything she has taught me about work and, most importantly, about life! She was a very wise, well-respected, fun person and only hope I can be half the person she was. Kathy went through, with me, the many stages of my life and I am very proud to call her a good friend. I am very saddened to hear of her passing. My thoughts and prayers are with Kathy's family, which were the light of her life!!
Love, Michelle (Muffy)Spanjers
From Michelle Spanjers
My heartfelt sympathies to the entire DeGaetano family. As I am sure you will hear from everybody who knew Kathy, she was truly a gem. We all loved her and will have so many memories of the great times we had with her (yes, even at work). We will remember all the laughter and stories we shared with her. Kathy was a lady with a great can-do attitude and loving demeanor. All of us who knew and loved her will spend countless times reminiscing and telling stories about her in order to keep the great memories alive. She faced her illness with a dignity that the rest of us can only admire. She will be missed so much by all.
From Joyce Cartwright
I was so saddened to hear that Kathy had passed away. I have known her since I started working at Skemp Clinic in 1978 and have been so blessed to have known her and worked with her over all these years. She was the most wonderful person with the neatest outlook on life. I am so sorry that I can't be with you in person to express my sympathy but our thoughts and prayers are with you from Texas. God bless you all.
From Joan Goetzinger