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Kathleen "Kay" Naescher

Kathleen "Kay" Naescher, age 81 of Wall, SD, died July 14, 2009, at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, July 17, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall, with Father Ron Garry as celebrant.

Music was provided by Marianne Frein. Lector was Lloyd Frein. Altar servers were Monica and Katy Bielmaier.

Ushers were Dave Curtis and Charles Deutscher. Pallbearers were Brian, Darin, Gregory, Chris, Gary and Justin Naescher, Steve and Katie Cozine and Shonna Riggs. Honorary pallbearers were Teisha, Elijah, Josiah, Jeffrey, Macey and Hilarie Riggs, Kane, Malaya and Miranda Naescher.

Interment was in the Wall Cemetery.

Kathleen Pauline Reinbold was born February 17, 1928, at Trail City, SD, the daughter of James and Margaret (Schwingler) Reinbold. She received her education at a rural school, called the Reinbold School, which was located on her parents' land. She attended Mobridge High School, Mount Marty High School at Yankton, and two years at the National School of Business in Rapid City.

Kathleen married Hilary "Larry" Naescher on October 27, 1948, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall.

Her husband preceded her in death on February 3, 2002. She continued to make her home in Wall until moving into the Silverleaf in Philip in January 2005. In July 2006, she moved into the Philip Nursing Home where she has since resided.

Kathleen was a member of the Live and Learn Club and St. Patrick's Catholic Church Altar Society for over 50 years. She enjoyed her house, gardening, canning, sewing, and crocheting. Kathleen always enjoyed her nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Grateful for having shared her life are her children, Mike Naescher and his wife, Marie, of Wall, and grandchildren Brian (Briana), Darin (Kelsie) and Gregory; John Naescher and his wife, Twila, of Wall, and grandchildren Gary (Sommerlyn) and great-grandchildren Malaya and Miranda, and grandson Chris; LeRoy Naescher and his wife, Carol, of Oacoma and grandchildren Shonna (Jim) Riggs and great-grandchildren, Teisha, Elijah, Josiah, Jeffrey, Macey, and Hilarie, and grandson, Justin (Sarah) and great-grandson, Kane; and Cleone Cozine and her husband, Bruce, of Chamberlain, and grandchildren, Steven and Katie; four brothers, Francis Reinbold and his wife, Ann, of Mobridge, John Reinbold of Trail City, Wilfred Reinbold and his wife, Marjorie, of Mobridge, and Jim Reinbold and his wife, Nancy, of Wagner; two sisters, Dorothy Thomas and her husband, Bernard, of Spearfish, and Delores Maxon and her husband, Frank, of Bismarck, ND; one brother-in-law, Ludwig Thomas of Glencross, SD; one sister-in-law, Alice Naescher of Wall; and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, Hilary, Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Marjorie Kelly and Bernadine Thomas.

A memorial has been established.

Arrangements were with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Wall. Online guestbook available at www. rushfuneralhome.com.