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Kathy J. Rothfolk

September 1, 1959 — September 30, 2019

  Kathy Jean, daughter of Norman and Mary Jane (Grage) Rothfolk, was born September 1, 1959, at St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll, Iowa. She attended three years of schooling in Carroll and then special education classes in the Manning Community Schools from age 8 through about age 20. Kathy participated in Special Olympics, earning gold medals for her efforts.

   Kathy worked at New Hope Enterprises in Carroll for three years before returning home to live with her parents outside of Manning. Kathy simply enjoyed being with her family and loved her nieces and nephews. Her life-long favorite hobbies were painting and coloring. Kathy and her mother moved together to Thomas Rest Haven assisted living in Coon Rapids in 2015, and Kathy moved over to the nursing home in 2016. She was an active participant in any and all social activities there and especially loved the golf cart rides.

   Kathy died at the Thomas Rest Haven Nursing Home in Coon Rapids, Iowa, on Monday, September 30, 2019. She was 60 years and 29 days of age. She was preceded in death by her parents.

   Kathy is survived by her siblings: Craig & Twyla Rothfolk of Bloomington, MN; Cindy & Bob Bubon of Des Moines; Lori Ann & Mike Trecker of Manning; and Mary Jane & Eric Desing of Baxter, MN; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.


Funeral Service

Thursday, October 3, 2019   10:30 AM

United Methodist Church, Manning, Iowa


Reverend Joel Sutton


“Jesus Loves Me”     “How Great Thou Art”

Janet Myer, Accompanist


Craig & Twyla Rothfolk     Cindy & Bob Bubon
Lori Ann & Mike Trecker     Mary Jane & Eric Desing


Manning Cemetery, Manning, IA

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