Katharine A. Moore, 98, of Rochester, MN passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Madonna Towers Benedict House.
Katharine Anna Moore was born May 15, 1921 in Lake City, Minnesota the daughter of Fred and Catherine (Gerken) Heitman. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Lake City. Katharine was united in marriage to Jerome Moore on March 9, 1941 in Lake City. She worked as a personnel manager at Woolworth's in Rochester for 34 years retiring in 1984.
Katharine was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Senior Citizens, Women of Trinity and Thursday Bible Brunch. In her younger years, she enjoyed bowling, fishing and traveling. Her hobbies included bird watching, flowers, reading and listening to music.
She is survived by her son, Dennis (Nancy) Moore of Rochester, MN; three granddaughters, Kerry Moore (Ed Gardner) of Denver, Co, Krystal Motley of Rochester, MN and Julie Moore of Seattle, WA; five great grandchildren, Amelie, Will, Kasey, Ryan and Kadence; great great granddaughter, Juniper. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jerome and brother, Fred Heitman.
A Funeral service for Katharine will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church 222 6th Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be held at Oakwood Cemetery.
Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes is honored to be serving the Moore family. To leave a special memory or condolence please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com
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Ms. Kathy gave me my first opportunity to work in 1982. She and the Woolworth staff were very good to me and I appreciated her professionalism. A kind lady she was, rest easy.
Dennis, Nancy and the Moore family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Thank you so much for sharing your mom with us at Madonna Meadows/Madonna Towers/Madonna Living Community (MLC). We were blessed to have her in our lives.
Sandy Molenda; MLC Foundation
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