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1942 Kathleen 2020

Kathleen M. Danielson

December 5, 1942 — December 2, 2020

Kathleen (Kay) Marie Danielson, 77 of Onalaska, WI, died Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at All Saints Memory Care in Madison, WI. She was born on December 5, 1942 to Alois and Veronica (Arnoldy) Rivers. Kay married Gregory Danielson on November 7, 1964 and together they had 2 children. He preceded her in death on October 29th, 1968. She later married John Knecht. Kay worked as a Registered Nurse at Onalaska Care Center and then Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse where she retired. Kay loved her nursing job and helping all the patients she took care of. She enjoyed socializing with her girlfriends over coffee, gardening, baking cookies, her pets and spending time with her family. Kay is survived by her children, Peter Danielson and Julie Brinen; grandson, Alex Brinen; and siblings, Virginia Lehnertz and Alan (Lisa) Rivers. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Susan; and husbands, Gregory and John. The family is especially grateful for the nurses and staff at All Saints Memory Care and Agrace Hospice Care for the care Kay received. A Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Rev. Chinnappa Pothireddy officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family asks that people follow the CDC guidelines of social distancing and wearing face masks. Please leave memory of Kathleen at Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview, is assisting the family.

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