Camilla Kussatz, 1961-2019

Published 1:00 am Thursday, August 1, 2019

Camilla “Cami” A. Kussatz, 57, of Alden passed away after a courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at home with her loving family at her side.

Camilla Kussatz

Funeral services for Camilla will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Don Rose will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the services Friday. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Glenville.

Camilla Ann was born Oct. 26, 1961, in Albert Lea to Lowell and Ruth (Weitzel) Lawson. She grew up in Glenville and attended Glenville-Emmons High School. Following, Cami began raising her family.

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On Feb. 6, 1999, Cami was married to Troy Kussatz at Oakland Lutheran Church in rural Albert Lea.

Cami worked at a nursing home in Sleepy Eye. Most of her working life was spent at Woodvale in Albert Lea as a supervisor. Most recently, Cami worked at Menards in New Ulm.

Cami was creative and always had a vision with her projects. She loved crafting and would do woodworking with her husband. She also enjoyed fishing and Harley rides.

Cami’s loved ones consider her the rock of the family. She always made time for them — especially her grandkids. Cami is known for a caretaker personality and listening ear. She continuously put others first — even until the very end.

Cami is survived by her husband, Troy Kussatz; her children Chris (Rachel) Lawson, Jesse Lawson (special friend, Lyndsey) and Jacob Kussatz; stepson, Tyler (Amanda) Kussatz; grandchildren Gavin, Ethan, Garrett, Evan, Nevaeh, Brennan, Jaxon and Hope; her siblings Kenny Lawson, Dave (Patty) Lawson, Neal (Twila) Lawson and Tom Lawson; mother and father-in-law Roger and Joan Kussatz; brother-in-law, Blaine (Kim) Kussatz; and many nieces, nephews and other extended relatives and family.

Cami was preceded in death by her parents Lowell and Ruth; and her sister-in-law, Diane Lawson.