Kathleen "Kate" (nee Heitzman) age 88 of Bloomington. Passed away 10-2-2016. Preceded in death by parents, Clara and Anton; brothers, Lloyd and Elwood; husband of 58 years, Terry Stratton. Survived by her eight children, Carol (Dave) Thersleff, Sandy (Rick) Rusch, Jim (Nancy) Stratton, Jeff Stratton, Mary (Tom) Bauer, Patricia (Putts, Lee) Krueger, Tess (Tim) Caskey and Tom (Kathy) Stratton; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Fran Heitzman; sister, Mary Sullivan and many nieces and nephews. Memorials preferred to Bridging, 201 W. 87th Street, Bloomington, MN 55420. Funeral 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 5th at The Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington with visitation one hour prior to mass at church. Interment Bloomington Cemetery.
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