Kathleen “Kathie” Marie Engel (Mengenhausen), of Mound, died March 29, 2021.
Kathie was born in Sioux Falls, SD, on July 20, 1950, to Matthias and Luella Mengenhausen. She attended Lincoln High School and was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. In 1975, she and her husband Timothy Engel moved to Mound, MN, where they raised their sons, Jason and Jeremy.
During Kathie’s career in supply management, she worked for Honeywell, Fluoroware, GE Capital, Nevers, and Medtronic. Her hobbies included stained glass art and traveling the world with her friends. She was active in Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She adored her grandchildren and crafted them all many blankets.
Kathie is survived by her ex-husband Timothy with whom she remained amicable friends; both sons and their spouses, Jason and Jennifer, Jeremy and Jennifer; 8 deeply beloved grandchildren, Ethan, Jack, Elijah, Kai, Oliver, Adelyn, Griffin, and Zachary; 2 sisters and their spouses, Carolyn and Eckhard Clausen, Laurie and William Fluit; nephew Michael Clausen, and nieces Kristen Edds (Clausen) and Heather Fluit; good friends Renee and Gregory Gray, Robert Wollman, and Jennifer Fritzler.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Matthias and Luella Mengenhausen.
Funeral service held on April 7, 2021, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Mound.