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Kathleen “Kat” Brossmer 11/26/2019

Kathleen “Kat” Brossmer 11/26/2019

Kathleen “Kat” Brossmer, age 62, of New Richmond died peacefully on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by family and friends. Kat was born the daughter to Norbert and Kathleen (O’Connor) Brossmer on June 12, 1957 in Chicago, IL.Kat earned master’s degrees in Social Work and Counseling and was a middle school counselor at St. Croix Central.  She married Robert “Batch” Baczynski on November 28, 1981 in Chicago.  Kat brought so much joy and love to all who crossed her path. She will be remembered for her grace, kindness, faith, big heart, compassion, generosity, amazing spirit, positive outlook. Her smile and twinkling blue eyes brought such a sparkle to the room and she will live on in the hearts of all those she touched.  She is survived by her husband Batch and two beautiful children, Allie and Evan, parents Norbert and Kathleen (O’Connor) Brossmer, sister Nadine Davis, brother Jerry Brossmer and numerous nieces and nephews.  Kat is preceded in death by her Aunts and Uncles Patricia O’Connor, Geraldine Boyle (Elmer) Schiefer, Florence (William) Struthers, Mary Ellen (Albert) Lambert, Raymond (Iva Katherine) Brossmer and Doris Brossmer.  A Memorial Mass was held on Sunday, December 29 at 1pm at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Richmond, WI. Cremation services provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.


  • Paula Schein Posted December 9, 2019 10:20 pm

    “Friends are friends forever, when the Lord is Lord of them…In the Father’s hand you go…”
    My love to you all. Paula

  • Maureen Desrosiers Posted December 30, 2019 1:04 pm

    I am so sorry Batch, Allie and Evan to learn of your mother’s passing. She will always be a treasured friend in my life. I had no idea when I sent a Christmas card that you had lost her I this life. I am certain she is with God! My heart and prayers go out to all of you. ❤️??Maureen Desrosiers

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