Kathryn Phillipp

Kathryn M. Phillipp, 66, of Waukon, formerly of Waterloo, was gently called home to be with the Lord Sunday morning, September 28, 2014 from her home in Waukon. Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 18 at 3 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon, with Rev. Matthew Castle officiating. Friends may call from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, October 18 at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.
Kathryn Marie Phillipp was born December 22, 1947 in La Crosse, WI, the daughter of William Ellis and Nettie Pearl (Kellison) Sheriff. She was baptized at Forest Mills United Methodist Church in rural Postville and attended Waukon schools. Kathy worked at IBP Beef Packing Company in Waterloo. She lived in Clarksville, Milwaukee, WI, Grafton, WI, Prairie du Chien, WI and Waterloo before moving to Waukon in 2008.
Kathy enjoyed spending time with her family and will be greatly missed. She had a special bond with each of her great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed spending time with her friends and had made many great friendships at Southcrest. Kathy enjoyed playing in pool leagues, singing karaoke and listening to CW music. She loved family fish fries and playing rummy, euchre and games with family. Kathy enjoyed listening to the Waukon Indians on the radio, watching the Green Bay Packers, playing bingo, working crossword puzzles and living in beautiful northeast Iowa.
Survivors include her daughters, Connie (Nicholas) Keough of Harpers Ferry and Mindy (Eric) Cole of Rodgers, AR; five grandchildren, Sara (Joe Harrington) Krull of Hazelton, Krystal (Jason Davis) Krull of Bristow, Sharai (Tanner Hartema) Keough of Rockford, and Tristan and Brandon Cole of Rodgers, AR; 14 great-grandchildren; her sister, Virginia Shatzer of Hampton; special nieces and nephews, Martha (Jeff) Duncan, Lisa Shatzer and Tammy (Dean) Cronk; many cousins and extended family; and best friends Kitty Yost and Sandy Dage. She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant child; and a brother, Ronald Sheriff.
Honorary casketbearers are Kathy’s grandchildren. Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.