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“My condolence to the Kressin family on Kathy's passing. I remember Kathy as a FF classmate of 1954. She had a smile for everyone, very popular, and...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Lyle Hughes - Hudson, WI

“Dear Dave and family, Wow! I just gasped when Mom told me that Kathy had passed away. I didn't know she was struggling with her health. I have...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Amy Kratzer - Wolverton

“Becky, Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I know she will be greatly missed by family and friends. You and your family are in my prayers. ...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Elsie Hill - Grand Forks, ND

“Dave and family So sorry to hear about Kathy. Her and Larry can talk about St. James and about all the good times. I know you will surely miss her,...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: carol fyhrie - underwood, MN

“David and family, Our sympathy for all of you on loss of Kathy. Will continue to keep all in our prayers. Pat & Steve Palmer ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Pat Palmer - Moorhead, MN

“Peggy, Kevin and family...a quote that we've heard that helped us during difficult times..."When God leads you to it, He'll help you through it." ...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Mark and Nadine Heit - Wahpeton, ND

“It was sad news to hear of Kathy's death. Our heartfelt sympathy goes to her wonderful family. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Clancy & Peg DeBoever - Destin, FL

“Joel, my heart aches for you and your family. I'm sorry for your loss. May happy memories carry you all through this sorrowful time. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Joy Shade

“Our deepest sympathy is extended to Dave and family. Kathy was a wonderful person and a good friend of ours. Now she is at peace and resting...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: John and Ann Mehl - Battle Lake, MN

“We will miss our best friend, Kathy. Our prayers are for all of the family at this sad time. May God hold you all in the palm of his hand. Phyllis...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Phyllis Kusnierek - Underwood, MN

“To The Kressin Family-----so sorry to learn of your loss of Kathy----cherish ALL the wonderful memories, for they will last a lifetime----heaven has...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Pausch - Wahpeton, ND


Kathleen Mary (Schmidt) Kressin, 76, of Richville, MN died Saturday, March 16th at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls, MN. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, March 20, at 11:00 AM at St. James Catholic Church, Maine, MN with Father LeRoy Schik as Celebrant. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5 PM to 7 PM with a prayer vigil at 7 PM at St. James Catholic Church, Maine. There will also be visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at St. James Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton, ND. Kathleen, more fondly known as Kathy, was born in Fergus Falls, MN on April 9th, 1936 to Gustave and Myrtle (McManus) Schmidt. She graduated from Fergus Falls High School and went on to attend St. Francis School of Nursing in Breckenridge, MN, where she earned her registered nurse degree. She worked as a nurse at St. Francis Hospital, where she met David Kressin, whom she eventually married. Kathy and David were married at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Fergus Falls on January 18th, 1958. The two made their home in Breckenridge, MN, where David farmed. Together, they had five wonderful children. Kathy was known for being the master of bargain shopping, a queen in the kitchen, and she loved playing cards and spending time with friends and family. She enjoyed sharing stories and could bring a smile to anyone's face. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy. Kathy is survived by David, her beloved husband of 55 years; her children, Joe, Austin, TX, Peggy (Kevin) Pratt, Wahpeton, ND, Tim (Carol) Breckenridge, MN, Rick (Cindy) Breckenridge, Becky (Kirk) Cossette Fargo, ND; fourteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Bud (Rachel) Schmidt, Orondo, WA; sister-in-law, Roni (Myron) Goughnour, Fargo, ND; sister-in-law, Margie Kressin, Ashby, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother-in-law, and a sister in infancy. Visit our online guestbook at www.vertinmunson.com.