Kathleen “Kathy” C. Hilke

Kathleen “Kathy” C. Hilke, age 78, of Grand Rapids, MN passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at Grand Itasca Hospital.

Kathy was born in 1940 to Raymond and Beatrice Thibault in Hackensack, MN, and graduated from Grand Rapids High School in 1958. She loved fishing and camping and watching the wildlife, especially the deer that came in the winter. Kathy was a great partner and she had a way of keeping everyone in line. She loved her family and her dogs, Muffy and Mac, very much.

Preceded in death by her parents; and brother-in-law, Dr. Frank Paul Greganti. Kathleen is survived by her husband, Richard; sons, Carl (Gail), Rick (Connie), Tim (Lynn), Dean Krueth; step-daughter, Becky Robles; sisters, Marian (Phil) Veerkamp, Diane (Don) Runyan, Nita Greganti; brother, Jack Thibault; 19 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.

Per Kathy’s wishes no services will be held.

Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit www.rowefuneralhomeandcrematory.com.