Kathleen “Katie” Harms September 17, 1925 – July 18, 2018

Kathleen “Katie” Harms

Kathleen “Katie” Harms age 92, died peacefully, Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Pinicon Place following and extended illness. 

Funeral services will be held 11:00 Tuesday morning, July 24, 2018 at the Wayne Zion Lutheran Church with interment in the Wayne Zion Cemetery.  Friends may call after 9:00 Tuesday at the church.   Goettsch Funeral Home has been entrusted with Katie’s services. 

Surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Eddie in 1996 and 4 siblings and spouses, Mary Margaret (Leon) White, Marcella (George) White, LaVerne (Mary Lee) Leibold, Veronica (Bud) Weber, and brothers-in-law, Henry, Albert, John, Herman and Carl Harms a sister-in-law, Molly Osterkamp. 

Kathleen Ruth Leibold was born September 17, 1925 on a farm near Hopkinton.   She was the daughter of George and Mary Elizabeth Pins, Leibold.  She attended the rural schools near her home.   Kathleen Leibold and Eddie W. Harms were married on August 28, 1947 at the Wayne Zion Lutheran Church rural Monticello. 

The couple made their home in Anamosa where Katie worked at the Iowan Hotel.  She was later employed at Emerson Electric in Anamosa before she retired.  In retirement the couple enjoyed traveling.  Katie always loved to listen to Eddie play the accordion or the organ. She enjoyed playing cards with neighbors and friends.    



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