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Kathryn G. Horeth

December 18, 1918 — November 12, 2017

Kathryn G. (Weingart, Kelber) Horeth, 98, of Manly, IA, and formerly of Mason City, IA, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at the Manly Nursing and Rehab Center in Manly. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 410 N. Broadway Street – Manly, with Rev. Austin Wilker officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Kathryn was born December 18, 1918, in Sterling, CO, the daughter of John and Myrtle (Schrow) Weingart, who immigrated to the U.S. from Germany as teenagers. In 1923, her family moved to Manly where she attended school. On July 31, 1937, she married Francis Kelber in Valparaiso, IN. She later married Michael Horeth on December 17, 1965, in Mason City. Kathryn worked for Armour for 27 years until her retirement in 1975. Kathryn enjoyed spending time with her family – especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening, traveling and fishing. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Guild, Church Circle and Catholic Daughters of America.

Kathryn is survived by 3 sons: Rodger Kelber and wife Pricilla of Albion, IA, Ronald Kelber and wife Sheryl of White Bear Lake, MN and Ernest Horeth and wife Lonna of Hampton, VA; 8 grandchildren: Scott Kelber, Pam Lange, Jason Kelber, Jared Kelber, Karie Jones, Ron Kelber, SueAnn Beck and John Horeth; 18 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and sister: Janelle Relic and husband Michael of Oceanside, CA. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; a son in infancy: Tyrone Kelber; great granddaughter: Chelsea Lane Kelber; and 8 siblings: Helen Grefe, Mary Schwartz, Joe Weingart, Barb Kelly, Johnny Weingart, Eddie Weingart, Rosie Payne and Melvin Weingart.

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