Friday, September 10, 2004

Obituary: Kathleen Mary FitzGibbon - Class of 1960

MCFARLAND -Kathleen Mary FitzGibbon, age 62, died on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at St. Marys Hospital in Madison. She was born on Jan. 16, 1942, in Madison, a daughter of the late James and Mabel (Helland) FitzGibbon. Kathy attended Central High School in Madison and worked for 25 years at WPS. After retiring she worked as a caregiver for the disabled. Kathleen married Ralph T. Olson on Feb. 27, 1988, in Madison. She is survived by her husband, Ralph; children, Theresa (Kevin) Jauron, Iowa, Dean (Anita) Carlson, North Carolina, Donna Carlson, McFarland, Curtis Carlson, McFarland, Rhonda Schultz, Monona, and Michael (Lisa) Carlson, Madison; three step-children,Turk Olson, Tracy Olson and Todd Olson; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sisters and brothers, Marion (Bud) Voss, Rosie (John) Slaight, George (Aileen) Reilly, Bernard (Phyllis) Reilly, Joanne (Don) Levinski and Janet Kleibore. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, James and Bob FitzGibbon. A memorial service celebrating Kathleen's life will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at 11 a.m. at the OLSON-HOLZHUTER-CRESS FUNERAL HOME in McFarland, with the Rev. D. Stephen Smith officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of services. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Marys Hospital MICU for their loving care of our beloved mother. "We want to thank you for sacrificing so much for all of us and always giving your love so easily; you will be missed dearly." Olson-Holzhuter-Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 5801 Highway 51 McFarland (608) 838-0655

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on September 10, 2004

Note: Kathleen Mary FitzGibbon's class year is based on information provided on the Class of 1960 web site.

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