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Kathryn Brunskill

May 2, 2008

ESTHERVILLE — A memorial service for Kathryn Brunskill, 96, of Estherville will be held 3 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2008, at United Methodist Church in Estherville with Pastor Lynn Potter officiating. Visitation will be 2-3 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Estherville.

She died Thursday, May 1, 2008, at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville.

Kathryn Robinson, the daughter of Fred and Cora (Bucy) Robinson, was born Aug. 4, 1911, in Estherville.

She received her education in Estherville schools, graduating from Estherville High School. She then attended Estherville Jr. College.

On April 15, 1935, she was united in marriage to George Brunskill in Sheldon. Following their marriage, the couple made their home in Estherville. Kathryn was employed with the Estherville Public Library, J.C. Penney, and then L.M. Christensen Company for 30 years. George died July 5, 1988.

She was a member of United Methodist Church in Estherville.

Left to cherish Kathryn’s memory are her children, Robert Brunskill and his wife, Darlene, of Estherville, Edmund Brunskill and his wife, Rita, of Munich, Germany, and Martha Fretland and her husband, Richard, of Minneapolis, Minn.; daughter-in-law, Norma Brunskill of Estherville; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; sons, George and John; granddaughter, Monica Lujan; parents; sister, Martha Seylar; brother, John Robinson; and brother-in-law, Robert Seylar.

On-line condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com