Kathleen M. 'Kathy' Holzhauer, 86, passed away Sept. 12, 2015. Survived by her daughters, Mary (Larry) Bohlander of Pueblo West; Cheryl (Ricardo) Arredondo of Houston, Texas; Lori (Joseph) Kennedy of Aurora, Colo.; grandchildren, Tracey (Stevan) Sanchez of Phoenix, Ariz., Phillip (Stephanie) Staab of Parker, Colo.; great-grandchildren Phillip 'PJ' Staab, Jr. and Benjamin Staab; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by her husband, Ray Holzhauer; and brother, Arthur 'Bud' Schmidt. Kathy was born Nov. 19, 1928, in Fairmont, Minn. to George and Hilda Schmidt. She was a retired bookkeeper for several different businesses. She loved to cook and anything that had to do with her family. Former member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Pueblo West, Peace With Christ in Fort Collins, Hope Lutheran Church in Westcliffe and currently Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs. Kathy loved to sing and directed the choir when Our Savior's Lutheran Church was first founded. She also enjoyed reading and traveling. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Private interment, Hope Lutheran Cemetery in Westcliffe, Colo. Memorials may be made to one of the churches listed above, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Kathy was a wonderful person. I knew her through Peace With Christ Lutheran in Ft. Collins. We played tennis together every morning for a few years in the summertime. She played well and dressed well for the part. The rest of us looked pretty scruffy! My husband and I also spent some great dinner times at the Holzhauer home. I know you will miss her, but I know she was a Christian and is with our Lord. God be with you.
    Linda and Larry Siegfried

  2. Our sympathies to all of you. We have included Kathleen\’s obituary in the St Paul Lutheran School, Fairmont alumni newsletter, so her friends and daughters\’ classmates know her earthly life has ended. Psalm 121:1-2

  3. I am the son of Emma Brammeier. The Rev. Herbert Brammeier was my father. He was a brother to Hilda Schmidt, Kathleen was my cousin. Good memories of her parents; George and Hilda as well as remembering Kathleen and “Bud”.
    Blessings to Kathleen’s family during this time!

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