Katherine B. Haberman of Owatonna died December 10, 2018 at Brookdale Senior Living in Owatonna. Mass of Christian Burial is set for Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Owatonna. Friends may greet the family on Thursday December 13, 2018 at the Brick – Meger Funeral Home from 4 – 7 pm and one hour before the funeral liturgy on Friday at the church.
Kathy was born on April 17, 1945 in Albert Lea, MN the daughter of Paul and Bertha (Anderson) Sipple. She attended high school in Albert Lea and was a member of the graduating class of 1963. Attended St. Mary’s nursing school in Rochester where she received her LPN degree. Worked at St. Mary’s hospital following her graduation. Kathy was united in marriage to Tom Haberman on January 8, 1966 at St. Theodores Catholic Church in Albert Lea. The couple made their home on a farm in Somerset Township. Kathy worked as a nurse at the Owatonna Hospital for 21 years. Later provide home health care and hospice service for several years. Kathy worked alongside her husband on the farm. Kathy retired from nursing in 2011. She was a member of the Town and Country Gals and Sacred Heart Church. Life interests include reading, putting puzzle’s together, decorating her house for all holidays, traveling with her husband was a highlight of her life. She will be remembered as a great host and always willing to open her house to family and friends.
Kathy will be missed by her husband Tom, son Daniel (Katie) Haberman and their children Abby and Ryan, daughter Susan (Curt) Stakston and their children Parker and Sophia. One brother Richard Sipple of Albert Lea and her special friend Joy Jones. Kathy is preceded in death by her parents and sister Mary Ann Bartholome. Memorials may be directed to Sacred Heart Church and Hartland Hospice.