Kathleen M. Hitch, age 46 of Faribault, MN passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN following an extended illness.
Kathleen Marie, the daughter of Jerry and Keiko (Obata) Johnson was born on December 22, 1975 in Wichita, KS. She attended Faribault Senior High School and graduated with the class of 1994. Following high school Kathleen attended Nursing School. In 1997 she was united in marriage to Harvey Hitch. They later divorced. Kathleen worked at Viracon in Owatonna and enjoyed her job and the people she worked with until illness put her on disability status and she needed to stop working. Kathleen had a great sense of humor and loved joking with family and friends. She was never afraid to be herself and always put others before herself. She enjoyed working on arts and crafts and was an avid cat lover. Her children were everything to Kathleen, she loved taking care of them and was very selfless towards them.
She is survived by her children, Calvin (Dennis) Doyon of Owatonna, MN, Savannah Hitch and Tahlon Joslyn of Owatonna, MN and Delilah Hitch of Faribault; by her mother, Keiko Johnson of Faribault; by her brothers, Jim (Jamie) Johnson of Faribault and Kristopher Johnson of Eagan, MN and by other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jerry Johnson, by her uncle, Jack Johnson and by two aunts, Donna Gedicke and Joyce Rosecke.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Faribault. Interment will be held at the Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault.
Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials be directed to a memorial fund established at the State Bank of Faribault for Kathleen’s children.
Arrangements are being completed by the Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory of Faribault.