Kathleen “Kathy” E. Hallam, age 75, of Ashland, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Memorial Medical Center in Ashland. She was born on January 10, 1944 in Hayes, Middlesex, England, the daughter of Ernest and Elizabeth (Absalom) Hallam.
In 1948, her family moved from England to Woodstock, IL and later they moved to Waterttown, WI., where Kathy graduated from high school in 1963. After high school, she worked at various jobs, but primarly worked on her families farm in Watertown, before moving to Ashland in 1973. In Ashland, Kathy managed the One Hour Dry Cleaners for many years and later worked in the bakery department at County Market. She was very active in the Moose Lodge and the Eagle’s Club in Ashland.
She is survived by a sister, Sylvia Bourgeois – Ashland, 6 nieces and nephews, Brian (Rena) Weber – Ashland, Scott (Lauire) Weber – Ashland, Todd (Emily Pope) Weber – Edgerton, Troy (Joan) Weber – Ashland, Beth Ann (Terry) Pockett – Lewis Center, Ohio, and Michele (Tom) Halvorson – Ashland, 17 grand nieces and nephews and 11 great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother-in-law, Colme Bourgeois.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Frost Home For Funerals in Ashland, with Pastor Kent Seldal officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 A.M., Friday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Ashland.
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