Arndt, 81, of Random Lake, passed away on February 20, 2019 at Gables on the
Pond Assisted Living. She was born on June 27, 1937 to the late Robert and
Veronica (Bender) Coldewe in Milwaukee, WI.
attended Custer High School in Milwaukee, WI. Kathy married Martin L. Arndt on
August 6, 1955 at Zion United Methodist Church, in Batavia, WI. After 61 years
of marriage, Martin preceded Kathy in death in 2016.
a small bridal shop in West Bend, WI and later out of her home. She was a very
talented seamstress. Martin and Kathy lived on the homestead in Fredonia while
raising six children. Kathy kept her hands busy, working with ceramics, crocheting,
cake decorating and raising parakeets and love birds for pet shops.
Kathy retired to their Crooked Lake home and enjoyed owning and running a small
bait shop and camp store for a nearby campground.
Kathy is survived
by six children, Cindy Hansen, Lisa (Ken) LaMotte, Dawn (Jim) Fahney, Patty (Reino)
Harju, Marty A. (Bernie) Arndt and Julia (Larry) Wright; 21 grandchildren and 43
great-grandchildren. She is further survived by two brothers, Robert Coldewe,
Jr. and Ronald (June) Coldewe.
preceded in death by her husband, Martin; her parents; one grandchild, Amy
Wright; one great-grandchild, Miguel Delarosa; one sister, Shirley (Robert)
Kreutzer and one sister-in-law, Sandy Coldewe.
Visitation: Family will receive relatives and friends on
Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:45 PM at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875
E. Division Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935.
memorial service will be held at the funeral home at 1:00 PM following the
visitation. Cremation has taken place.
may be directed to the family.
can be expressed at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com