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Kathleen Dyg 11/16/2012

Kathleen Marie Dyg (nee White), age 70 of New Richmond, died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Friday, November 16, 2012.  She was born the daughter of Eugene and Mary Ellen (Hunt) White on August 4, 1942 in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Kathy’s family moved to New Richmond in the early 1950’s.  She grew up in New Richmond, graduating from New Richmond High School with the class of 1960.  On October 27, 1961, she was married to Otto L. Dyg in Pine City, Minnesota.  Kathy was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.  She always put her family first and was the glue that held them together.  When her children were older she worked as a school bus driver and then as a book binder at St. Croix Press.  Kathy was an excellent cook and baker who always made sure you never left hungry.  She enjoyed gardening and never missed CSI on Wednesday night.  She was loving and kind and put others needs ahead of her own.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Mary Ellen White; grandson, Westy Brook; and brothers, Eugene and Pat White.  Kathy is survived by her husband, Otto Dyg Sr.; children, Annette (Chad Canopy) Sislo, Christy (Weston) Brook, Bonnie (Robin) Kinneman, Susie (David) Dyg-Mork, Otto (Vickie) Dyg Jr., Dawn (George) Ferguson; grandchildren, Raymond, Michael, Adam, Joshua (Kristen Kunze), and Ashley Sislo, Matthew Brook, Brian (Kristi), Andrew and Daniel Kinneman, Missy (Bruce) Wry, Allison Dyg, Tyler, Zach and Katilyn Mork, Nicole and Jared Potter, Amanda and Isabelle Dyg, Anthony and Jacob Ferguson; great-grandchildren, Ramie Sislo, Hailey and Landen Sislo-Paul, Brooke Wry, Aubrey Cullen with 3 more on the way; and many niece, nephews, relatives and friends.  A Memorial Service was held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11 am at First Lutheran Church in New Richmond.  Memorial Visitation was Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 4-8 pm at the Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel in New Richmond and on Wednesday from 10-11 am at the church.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

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