Kathryn Kanack

Kathryn Kanack of Cedarburg passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at McKinley Place in Cedarburg, Wis., where she was a resident. She was 95 years young.

Katy was born July 15, 1927, in Zachow, Wis., the daughter of Paul and Emma (Radtke) Dobratz.

She graduated from Shawano High School.

On May 15, 1948, Kathryn was united in marriage to Ervin Kanack.

They moved to Milwaukee, Wis., where they started their family. Diane was born May 14, 1949, and Rex was born Oct. 12, 1950. In 1962, they built a home in Thiensville, Wis.

Katy worked for the Mequon-Thiensville School District until her retirement and will always be remembered as a happy, fun-loving and very social person.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ervin, her son Rex and grandson Todd Ewald.

A memorial service will be held Friday, April 21, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. at Schramka Funeral Home, 423 N. Main St., Thiensville. Pastor Lehenbauer will preside. The family will receive visitors from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Immediately after the service, she will be laid to rest beside her husband at Trinity Lutheran Church cemetery in Friestadt.



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