Kathryn “Kitty” Rutan

Kathryn “Kitty” Rutan, 84, of Taconite, MN passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at Cornerstone Villa, Buhl, MN.

Kathryn was born in 1934 in Mechanisburg, OH to William and Jessie Ferryman. She graduated from high school in Mechanicsburg, OH. On April 7, 1956, she was united in marriage to Daniel “Bill” William Rutan at Trinity Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg, OH. Kitty and Bill moved to Taconite, MN in August 1978. She was employed as an insurance agent for First National Agency in Coleraine, MN. She enjoyed doing volunteer work, reading, playing Scrabble, and most of all spending time with her family. Kitty was a member of Elder Berries and Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Coleraine, MN.

Kitty is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Michael Rutan.

She is survived by her daughter, Tami (Brian) Skadsem of Chisholm, MN; son, Scott Rutan of Grove City, OH; 7 grandchildren, Tara (Keaton) Romsaas, Cole (Laine) Skadsem, Daniel Rutan, Kayla Rutan, Ben Rutan, Nic Rutan, and Chris Rutan; 9 great grandchildren, Tenley Romsaas, Baby Boy Romsaas, Hannah Rutan, Griffin Rutan, Mason Rutan, Joey Rutan, Miley Rutan, Michael Rutan, and Payten Rutan.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Rowe Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, MN and will continue at church on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. until the 11:00 A.M. Funeral Service at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Coleraine, MN. Fr. Joseph Sobolik will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, MN.

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.