It is with profound sadness, we announce the passing of Kathryn (Kathy) Anne Hamann, our loving and devoted mother and friend to all whose lives she touched, on Dec. 10, 2020, at the age of 76 years.

Reunited in heaven with beloved husband, Jim Hamann.

Cherished mother of Rich (Janet) Hamann and Jeff (Cindie) Hamann. Loving grandmother of Taylor (Lukasz) Los, Mikayla and Elizabeth. Dear sister of Peter (Deanna) Kandziora. Further survived by other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Lorraine Kandziora.

Kathy was a 1962 graduate of Mercy High School.

She enjoyed working as a cook and chef over the years beginning with Stouffers Restaurant in Milwaukee, Wis., and eventually working and helping out at many restaurants in Land O’ Lakes, Wis.

She volunteered and worked for the National Kidney Foundation, eventually becoming Executive Director for the state of Wisconsin.

She volunteered at the Land O’ Lakes food pantry, more recently as the president.

Special thanks to family and friends for all of their prayers, love and support.

Per Kathy’s wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial service. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date with her immediate family.

John J. Buettgen Funeral Home of Schofield, Wis., is serving the family, (715) 359-2828.