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BROOKS, Kathleen 'Katie' J.: Died 2014


Posted By: Volunteer: Sherri
Date: 11/7/2016 at 05:07:36

The Fairfield Ledger
Mon., Pg. 8, November 10, 2014

Kathleen 'Katie' Brooks

Kathleen "Katie" J. Brooks, 77, of Galva, passed away at 11:15 PM, Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, November 10 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Pastor Don Reul will officiate. Visitation was held from 2:00-4:00 PM, Sunday, November 9 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Knox County Nursing Home.

She was born December 16, 1936 in Jefferson County, IA, the daughter of Clarence and Ruby (Rosenberger) Nichols. She married Howard Brooks on July 30, 1955 in Glasgow, IA. He survives, as do three sons, Virgil (Judy) Brooks of Galva, Dan (Stacey) Brooks of Show Low, AZ and Ken (Charlie) Brooks of Galva, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

Katie was educated in a two room school in Glasgow, IA and graduated from Lockridge High School in Lockridge, IA at their Valedictorian. She had worked as a waitress and then after her marriage had worked at Lilly Tulip. She also helped care for an elderly lady, Mrs. King.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Galva and she thoroughly enjoyed her family.

(Transcribed as published and for genealogical purposes only.)


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