Kathryn Walstrom

Thursday, June 18, 2009
Kathryn Walstrom

Funeral services for 60 year-old Kathryn Walstrom of Royal will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 2009 at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal. Rev. Robert Brown will be officiating.

Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Kathryn passed away at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Ark. on Thursday, June 11, 2009.

Kathryn Lou Walstrom, the daughter of Vernard and Lucille (Kramer) Walstrom, was born on July 3, 1948 in Spencer. She grew up in Royal, graduating from Clay Central High School in 1966. She pursued additional education, earning a B.S. degree in English at Iowa State University in 1970.

Kathy worked as a teacher, a secretary, and then as a certified nursing assistant at Longhouse Residence in Spencer for 26 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Kathryn is survived by brothers: Douglas Walstrom and his wife, Emily, of Rogers, Ark., Thomas Walstrom his wife, Kathryn of Apple Valley, Minn., and James Walstrom of Phoenix, Ariz.; and a sister, Sharon Wessling and her husband, Alfred of Bayard.

The Hartley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.