Kathleen Newell, 82, of Benson

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined index: taxonomy_term in similarterms_taxonomy_node_get_terms() (line 518 of /home/swiftcounty/www/www/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 0 in similarterms_list() (line 221 of /home/swiftcounty/www/www/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 1 in similarterms_list() (line 222 of /home/swiftcounty/www/www/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).
admin's picture

Kathleen Newell, 82, of Benson, Minnesota, passed away  Monday, October 13, 2014, at the St. Cloud Hospital.  
Funeral services were held  Saturday, October 18, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in DeGraff. Visitation was  held at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson  Friday, October 17, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with a Parish Rosary at 5:00 p.m.  
Interment was in the St. Bridget’s Catholic Church Cemetery in DeGraff.  
Kathleen Newell was born  March 21, 1932, in Cashel Township, Swift County, Minnesota, the daughter of Frank and Loretta Bryne Newell.  
She was baptized and confirmed at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in DeGraff, and grew up on the farm in Cashel Township and in DeGraff.  She attended District #28 country school in Cashel Township and DeGraff public schools.  
She lived in DeGraff until 1963 when she moved to Benson.  She enjoyed visiting with friends and rides in the car.  Kathleen loved doing things such as baking and housework with her mother, and after Loretta’s death she became Marge’s constant companion.
Kathleen is survived by her sisters Mary Ann Knutson and Marge Newell, as well as many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Loretta, a brother Jim, a brother-in-law Eldon Knutson, a sister-in-law Jean Newell, and a niece Jeanie.  Blessed be her memory.
Arrangements were with the Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson. www.zniewskifuneralhome.com

Rate this article: 
No votes yet