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Kathryn H. Czaplewski, Mankato, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at her home. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11am on Tuesday July 25, 2017 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Mankato. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the services at the church. Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park. Woodland Hills Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Kathryn H. Czaplewski (Spence) was born February 28, 1940 to Kenneth and Louise (Wilson) Spence. She attended Mankato High. She married Arthur Hunetschlager and later divorced. Kathryn married Ronald Czaplewski September 16, 1982. Kathryn was a loving stay at home mom of four children. She enjoyed gardening, embroidering, camping, and fishing. She did daycare in her home and later worked as a personal care attendant.

Kathryn is survived by her four children, Jackie Hoppe and special friend Frank Hoover of Texarkana, AR, Joel and Marie Abernathy of Hyrum, UT, Rodney Honetschlager of Mankato, and Ricky Abernathy and special friend Pam Jacobsen of Mankato; seven grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; one sister, Barb (Herman) Ramelfanger, one brother, Kenneth Spence, several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, husbands, and sister in-law Judy Spence.
Published on July 20, 2017
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