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Kathleen M. “Katee” Genrich, 71, died unexpectedly on Monday at her residence. Kathleen was born in Milwaukee on May 30, 1946, daughter of the late Warren and Margaret (nee: Stoecker) Berghofer.

On August 9 th ,1967, Katee married the love of her life, Terry C. Genrich at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. They shared 27 years together before Terry died in 1994. Katee graduated from Mt Mary College with a degree in Education. After receiving her degree, she went on to educate many young minds in the Milwaukee Public School District for many years. She was a former member of the Caledonia Women’s Club. In her spare time, Katee enjoyed crafts and socializing.

Above all, it was her family that gave her the most joy. Katee will be dearly missed by her children, Erin Genrich of Racine, Adam (Jessica) Genrich of Lake Geneva; grandchildren, Colin Gordon, Jamieson and Skye Genrich; brother, Richard (Inez) Berghofer of Milwaukee; other relatives and friends.

There will be gathering to celebrate Katee’s life at the Racine Yacht Club, 1 Barker St, on May 22nd at 6pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family have been suggested.

Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.