Kathryn Engelby, 1928-2015

Published 10:08 am Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Funeral services for Kathryn Mary Engelby, 87, of Albert Lea will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at St. Theodore Catholic Church. The Rev. Russell Scepaniak will officiate. Interment will be in St. Theodore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home,and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Kathryn Engelby

Kathryn Engelby

Kathryn died on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Kathryn Mary Engelby was born on April 2, 1928, in Ledyard, Iowa, the daughter of Timothy and Catherine (McGuire) Doocy. She went to school there and graduated from Ledyard High School in 1945. She then attended Estherville Community College. On Nov. 9, 1948 Kathryn was united in marriage to Vincent Engelby in Ledyard. After coming to Albert Lea, Kathryn worked at the Donut Hut, Northside School and the Freeborn County Shopper for 13 years. She was very active in the Women of the Moose Chapter 1364, having held the position of senior regent from 1984 to 1985 and many numerous other offices. She was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church and the auxiliary. Kathryn enjoyed volunteering. Blessed be her memory.

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Survivors include her husband, Vincent; children Sandra (Sherwin) Brandt, Arden (Debra) Engelby, David Engelby, Darwin (Dawn) Engelby and Michelle (Allen Karge) Engelby; grandchildren Lee Brandt, Shane (Liz) Brandt, Cory (Sarah) Brandt, Scott (Elis) Brandt, Shawn Marie (Shawn Michael) Cochran, Brian (Stephanie) Engelby, Chad Engelby, Robyn McComb, Amber Engelby, Heather (Adam) Quimby, Sara Engelby, Brady (Ashley) Engelby, Christopher Karge and Noah Karge; great-grandchildren Alysha (Ryan) Patterson, Kaden, Kesley and Kora Brandt, Truman  and Iris Brandt, Brynja and Leighton Cochran, Carter McComb, Kyler and Liam Quimby, Blake Schulz, Chase Karge and two great-grandsons on the way; sisters Georgia (Carlyle) Engelby, Shirley (Darryl) Fenstemaker, Delores (Roger) Schwab and Diane Krosch; brother, Thomas Doocy; and many nieces and nephews.

Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughters Jodie and Hannah; four brothers; and two sisters.