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“I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Kathy and Geary were responsible for my first trip out of Wisconsin. I have many fond memories. I'm sure she'll...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Eichmeier Krueger - Portland, OR

“our sympathy to you Geary, your family and the Kolbe family. Kathy was such a fun person to be with and we did have some good times. Will remember...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: art and joyce kopf - Chilton, WI

“Sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. I'm sure she will be missed by many. Due to health issues, I was not able to attend the funeral....Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: John Van Asten - Appleton, WI

“Sorry for your loss...Best wishes and God Bless! ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Jason Kopf - Rogers, AR - Friend

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Many memories working with Kathy at Dr. Wagner's office. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Chris Nagan - Greenleaf, WI

“So very sorry to learn of the loss of your dear wife, mother and grandmother. Kathy was always a bubbly person, in spite of some of her health...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Nackers - Appleton, WI

“So very sorry to learn of the loss of your dear wife, mother and grandmother. Kathy was always a bubbly person, in spite of some of her health...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Nackers - Appleton, WI

“Dear Jennifer and Family We send our deepest sympathies to you. Losing someonre you are so close to is very difficult and you are all in our...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Mary & Laura Haessly - Kaukauna, WI

“Dear family, My sympathy to you. I always think of your family when I drive pass your old house on Madison St. in Chilton. I used to babysit for...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Carol Mueller - Green Bay, WI

“Our deepest sympathy for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Julie and Rory Moschel

“We send our deepest sympathy to the Spykerman family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. A true angel given to us for a brief while. God bless. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Debra Roewer - Port St. Lucie, FL

“Although I did not know Kathy, I have been friends with her son Kelly aka Spike for sometime. The connection for me, my Father passed while I was on...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Brian Johnson - Green Bay

“I have years of great school memories.loved to stay overnight at the kolbes.I am so saddened for your loss. carol ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Carol Hedtke - woutoma, WI

“Sending my deepest condolences to Geary and the kids. . I miss all those times together on Thurs nites. Will always remember her twinkling smile And...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Roger and Rochelle Oney - Chilton

“Geary and Family, You probably don't remember me, but I used to babysit for your kids when you lived in Chilton. I'm so sorry to hear of Kathy...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Kelly (Schneider) Propson - WI

“So sorry to hear about Kathy. I still smile when I think of all the fun we all had. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Sue Marx Grossenbacher - MI

“Dear Spykerman family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss, prayers go out to you. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: brandon gillig - CHILTON, WI

“Dear Spykerman family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss, please know we are saying a prayer for Kathy and her loved ones left behind. Tom and...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Tom and Barb Jack - Sherwood, WI

“You will be truely missed you where like a mom to me when I was younger.I will never forget all the good times we had together.I will miss you ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Amber boehnlein - kaukauna , WI

“Geary and all of the family, I am so sorry for your loss. Kathy also so friendly and smiling. I pray you find comfort in your memories. Wendy ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Wendy Popp - Chilton, WI

“Kathy always had a smile and will be missed. I'm so sorry for your loss Geary and for your families loss. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Kris pastorelli - Appleton, WI

“Sorry for your loss. God sure did get a beautiful angel. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Pam Delzer - Kaukauna, WI

“My condolences to your family. I remember the chats that we had when you were neighbors across the street in Chilton. May you cherish the memories...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Ed Rollmann


Kathryn A. Spykerman, age 57, of Kaukauna, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at her home in Kaukauna. She was born January 22, 1955 in Fond du Lac, daughter of the late Andrew & Alice (Schmidt) Kolbe. She married Geary Spykerman on May 22, 1976 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in St. John. Kathy worked for numerous places through her life including Dr. Wagners in Hilbert, Farm and Home in Chilton, The Guardian Life Insurance Company in Appleton and most recently at School Specialty. In her free time, she enjoyed shopping with 'the girls' and looked forward to making candy around Christmas time. In recent years, she was given the gift of grandchildren and Kathy made the most of that gift. She devoted every ounce of energy she possessed to spending time with her grandchildren whom she loved dearly. Survivors include her husband: Geary of Kaukauna; her children: Kelly Spykerman of Kaukauna and his special friend April Davis, Deanna (Patrick) Hau of Kaukauna, Jennifer Spykerman of Kaukauna; 2 grandchildren: Izabell & Andrew Hau; 2 brothers and a sister: Kenneth (Nancy) Kolbe, Connie (Michael) Bailey, Steven (Lori) Kolbe; a brother-in-law: Daryl Lau; and a sister-in-law: Judy (Byron) Hacker. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister: Christine Lau. Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 am until 12:30 pm.