Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Kathleen R. Mittelstaedt, 62, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Capitol Region Medical in Jefferson City.

She was born Feb. 1, 1944, in Anamosa, Iowa, to Dennis and Beulah Kula. She was united in marriage to Duane E. Mittelstaedt on Feb. 21, 1970. He survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Jeff Kula, of Rockwell, Texas; one daughter, Dani Parsons, of Walla Walla, Wash.; four stepchildren; one sister, Theresa Brown, of Burbank, Wash.; and her father.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

While living in Purdy, she worked at Red Rose Inn and Barry County Care Center for 16 years collectively.

Memorial services will be held later in Kennewick, Wash.

Beusher Memorial Home, Jefferson City, assisted with initial arrangements.