Sunday, June 2, 2013

Kathryn Turco Obituary

Her high school picture, a hand colorized photo.
Kathryn C. Turco age 84, of Kenosha, passed away on Saturday June 1, 2013 at St. Catherine's Medical Center in Pleasant Prairie. 

She was born on October 21, 1928 in Oconto, WI, a daughter of the late Peter Angelich and Mary Pionkoske. She educated at U.W. Oshkosh and later earned her Master's Degree in Theology from St. Francis Seminary.

On July 7, 1956 she married Alfred J. Turco in October, WI and then moved to Kenosha and has resided here since. 

Kathryn taught in many high schools in Wisconsin including Kenosha's Bradford High and later taught at U.W. Parkside. 

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was active in the senior luncheon program, Altar Society and religious education. She was past president of the Women's Auxiliary at St. Catherine's Hospital. She enjoyed playing golf, ice skating and swimming. 

Surviving Kathryn is her husband Alfred, four sons; Gregory (Jennifer) of Southgate, MI, Douglas (Wendy Wilson) of Bethlehem, PA, Glenn (Kathy) of Brookfield, WI and Timothy (Patricia) Turco of Hartland, WI, thirteen grandchildren; Michelle, Nicholas, Linnea, Gian, Paulo, Michael, Angelina, Laura, Anne, Teresa, Anna, John and Maria. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Louis, Peter and Leon (Pege) Angelich, her sisters; Agnes Angelich, Marion Lane, and Bonnie Aubry. 

Funeral services will begin at the Proko Funeral Home on Wednesday June 5, at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum. Visitation will be held at the Proko Funeral Home on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. until prayers at 10:30 a.m. 

Memorials may be sent to local hospices.