Kathryn Haney, age 101, of Herman, Minnesota passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, Minnesota due to complications with COVID-19.
Kathryn Delores (Marth) Haney was born on November 12, 1918 to Frank and Mary (Monn) Marth in Herman, Minnesota. She graduated the class of 1936 in Herman. She met her sweetheart Dick Haney during school days, and they were married shortly after graduation in the late 1930’s.
In January of 1957, through catholic adoption, Kathryn and Dick welcomed their son Patrick into their lives at the age of three weeks old. From then on she spent the rest of her life as a mom and housewife.
Kathryn, Dick and Pat traveled to Florida almost every winter from 1962 until 1982. Kathryn was a member of the "card club group" for many years, and an active member of the St. Charles Catholic Church in Herman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, the love of her life George Richard "Dick" Haney, her sister “Winnie” (Marth) Kvaal, and an infant great-grandson George Merhl Gingrey.
Kathryn is survived by her son Patrick (Trish) Haney; granddaughters: Rachel (Dan) Gingrey; and Megan (Jeremy) Huffman; great-grandchildren: Peter and Kaitlyn Gingrey; and Ambrose Huffman; step-granddaughters: Maggie Finholdt (Curtis Petermann) and Allison Finholdt (Ben Enney) and step-great-granddaughter Claira Enney; one niece Mary (Jim) Matthews, and her few cousins, the Bill Marth family.
A Private Family Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, July 17, 2020 at the St. Charles Catholic Church in Herman. Interment was in Lakeside Cemetery, rural Herman. Honorary Pallbearers were Kathryn’s grandchildren, great-grandchildren and cousin Bill Marth.
Thank you to Giny Itzen and staff at “Karen’s House Assisted Living” in Herman for the fantastic love and care mom received this past year living at the home, you gals are the best!
Memorial Donations in memory of Kathryn can be made to the Herman-Norcross School or St. Charles Catholic Church in Herman.