Kathryn Marie Oltmanns
  • Born on: November 27, 1945
  • Departed on: June 14, 2022
  • Resided in: Anamosa, IA

Kathryn Marie Oltmanns

Kathryn Marie (Close) Oltmanns, 76, of Anamosa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

A private family inurnment will be held at a later date in Riverside Cemetery, Anamosa.

Survivors include her son and his wife, Scott & Joni Oltmanns of Anamosa; granddaughters, Kelsey Rix and her husband, Justin of Olin and their son, Reid, and Karli Oltmanns and her significant other, Brandon Dirks of Wyoming; Sister, Carolyn Sue Williams of Cedar Rapids; brother, Dennis Close and his wife, Itzel of Panama; sister-in-law, Kathy Close of Springville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Chris, Richard Close, brother-in-law, Glenn Williams, and a special aunt, Helen Whitcomb.

Kathie was born November 27, 1945, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Fred and Margurite (Thomsen) Close and lived in Oxford Junction, Olin and Anamosa before moving to Cedar Rapids in 1986. She was employed at Square D for 35 years, retiring in 2004. Kathie enjoyed gardening, reading, water aerobics, Hawkeye Football and her grandaughter’s ballgames. Her greatest joy was spending time with her son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughters. She will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her and was greeted in heaven by her beloved dog, Poncho.

The family would like to thank, Above and Beyond Hospice and Anamosa Care Center for their compassionate care.
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