Kathleen "Katie" Medinger
July 29, 1932 - August 13, 2013
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Kathleen C. Medinger "Katie"
Katie Medinger, of Random Lake, formerly of Woodruff and Port Washington, passed away Tuesday morning, August 13, 2013 at Harbor Cove. She was 81 years old. Katie was born July 29, 1932 in Port Washington, the daughter of Lallie and Julia Peiffer Keller. On February 14, 1953, she was united in marriage with Harold Medinger at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Port Washington. For 26 years, she worked as an LPN at Heritage Nursing Home in Port Washington. After retirement, she and Harold moved to Woodruff on Bolton Lake where they lived for 16 years. She loved the outdoors and nature, where she tended to her flower gardens, canoed, swam, fished and fed the birds. She also was a great baker, a skilled knitter and sewer, and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Katie was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes, St. Mary's Chapel in Random Lake. Katie is survived by her loving husband Harold of Random Lake and their children: Jeff (fiancé Laura) of Random Lake, Joel (Sherrie) of San Luis Obispo, CA, Chris (Jacki) of Grafton, Craig (Monica) of West Bend, Lisa (Chris) Hackbarth of Cedarburg and Jill Douglass of Port Washington. She is further survived by 13 grandchildren, 4 great-grandsons, her brother Allan (Wanda) Keller of Grafton, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6PM on Wednesday, August 21 at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin St. in Port Washington. She will be entombed at St. Mary's Mausoleum. The family will receive visitors at the church on Wednesday from 4-6PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Northwoods Wildlife Center, 8683 Blumenstein Rd., Minocqua, WI 54548. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to be serving the family.The family would like to thank the staffs of Harbor Cove and VITAS Hospice for their dedicated and loving care.
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Date & Time

Wed, August 21, 2013
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Location

St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church
1800 N. Wisconsin Street
Port Washington, Wisconsin 53074


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Wed, August 21, 2013
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Location

St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church
1800 N. Wisconsin Street
Port Washington, Wisconsin 53074


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Christine Betka
Aug 20, 2013

My first memory of Katie was wow she can really walk and down her drinks rather quickly! Her laugh was awesome just out of the blue she would laugh very hard as if to say "I know exactly where your coming from". I will... more

Aug 20, 2013
My first memory of Katie was wow she can really walk and down her drinks rather quickly! Her laugh was awesome just out of the blue she would laugh very hard as if to say "I know exactly where your coming from". I will miss you and your loving family. Forever in my heart.

Christine Betka
Maria :)
Aug 19, 2013

I will never forget the day almost 4 1/2 years ago when all of you entered our lives at Harbor Cove. We've been through so much together as Katie changed over the years. I've never been more proud to call such an amazing... more

Aug 19, 2013
I will never forget the day almost 4 1/2 years ago when all of you entered our lives at Harbor Cove. We've been through so much together as Katie changed over the years. I've never been more proud to call such an amazing group of people my family. We all loved Katie so very much and she will always be in our hearts!! Don't become strangers because we love all of you too!! Until we meet again Katie.... enjoy every moment you get with Nancy!!

Maria :)
Cheryl Moore
Aug 17, 2013

Katie sounds like she was a wonderful women. May her memories always be with you. It is also nice to know that God also keeps her memories. He also promises, that we will get to see our loved ones again, right here on th... more

Aug 17, 2013
Katie sounds like she was a wonderful women. May her memories always be with you. It is also nice to know that God also keeps her memories. He also promises, that we will get to see our loved ones again, right here on the earth. Psalms 37:9-11,29.

Cheryl Moore
Anne Davis, Caesar and Juliet
Aug 15, 2013

Harold and family, I was so sorry to hear about Katie's passing. I only met her when she came to Harbor Cove but was struck by her sweetness and her devotion to you. I wish I had had a chance to get to know her under ot... more

Aug 15, 2013
Harold and family, I was so sorry to hear about Katie's passing. I only met her when she came to Harbor Cove but was struck by her sweetness and her devotion to you. I wish I had had a chance to get to know her under other circumstances. Know that you will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

Anne Davis, Caesar and Juliet
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