Kathleen Marie (Olson) Storhaug, 73, passed away of complications from Covid-19 on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, SD surrounded by her loving family.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00-6:30 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Aberdeen.
Another Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, June 25, 2021 at the Lake Preston Lutheran Church, Lake Preston, SD.
Memorial Services will be at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 26, at the Lake Preston Lutheran Church. A lunch will follow the service in the Fellowship Room.
Burial will follow the luncheon at East Bethania Cemetery.
Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 5th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.schriversmemorial.com.
Kathy Marie Storhaug, daughter of Myron and Dorothy (Reblin) Olson, was born on February 3, 1947 at Volga, SD. She grew up on the Lone Tree farm at Lake Preston, SD where she attended country school and graduated from Lake Preston High School in 1965. She furthered her education at Northwest College of Commerce in Huron, SD graduating in 1966.
Kathy married Michael Storhaug at Lake Preston Lutheran Church in Lake Preston on August 19, 1967. She lived in Fürth, Germany for 2 years where Mike was stationed during the Vietnam War. She moved to Aberdeen, SD in 1971 where she did various jobs before working as the International Secretary at Hub City Inc. (Regel Beloit) for 27 years retiring on July 20, 2012.
She loved sewing/quilting, crafts, gardening/planting flowers, Geneology, camping, reading, going for walks, and spending time with family, as that was a big part of her life. She also enjoyed traveling, visiting friends, and making/sending cards. She carried a personal calendar so she would never forget a birthday or anniversary of family and friends. Most importantly, she was known for her love of chocolate, always saying that it should be one of the four food groups.
Kathy is survived by her husband, Mike; one daughter, LaRae Mock of Leola, SD; one son, Shad Storhaug of Pattaya, Thailand; three grandchildren: Cory (Heather) Brockel of Eau Claire, WI, Kayla Brockel (Jason Jojola) of Greeley, CO, and Jessica (Jesse) Bosveld of Fort Collins, CO; brothers: Joe (Deb) Olson of Sioux Falls, SD, Steve (Pam) Olson of Bushnell, FL, Guy (Edna) Olson of Round Rock, TX; sisters: Jane (Dennis) Larson of Sioux Falls, SD, Juanita (Steve) Spilde of Badger, SD, and Sylvia Olson of Sioux Falls, SD; brother-in-law Dale (Annette) Storhaug of Brookings, SD; sister-in-law Mercedes (Charles) Robinson of Cloquet, MN; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and many friends which will dearly miss her.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Myron and Dorothy Olson; her father and mother-in-law, Morris and Evelyn Storhaug; brothers-in-law, James and Wallace Storhaug.
Memorials should be directed to: Aberdeen Area Humane Society; Salvation Army of Aberdeen; Lake Preston Lutheran Church, 209 Spring Ave. S., Lake Preston, SD 57249; LifeScape Foundation-Adult Residential Services, 2011 W. 26th St. #201, Sioux Falls, SD 57105.
Kathleen's Lake Preston Services will live streamed at this link: https://www.facebook.com/Lake-Preston-North-Preston-Lutheran-Church-580823211985839
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Aberdeen Area Humane Society
PO Box 1013, Aberdeen SD 57402-1013
Salvation Army of Aberdeen
1003 Sixth Avenue SW, PO Box 268, Aberdeen SD 57401
Lake Preston Lutheran Church
209 Spring Ave. S., Lake Preston SD 57249
LifeScape Foundation - Adult Residential Services
2011 W. 26th St. #201, Sioux Falls SD 57105