Kathleen “Kitty” Harders
Wednesday, December 21, 1927
Date of Death:
Thursday, April 11, 2019
91 years old
Kathleen “Kitty” Harders
Kitty Harders, 91, of Rochester died Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Madonna Towers.
Kitty was born on December 21, 1927 in Rock Dell Township to Elmer and Tilla (Thompson) Rime. She grew up in the Stewartville area and graduated from Stewartville High School in 1945. She moved to Rochester after graduation. She married Marvin “Bud” Harders on April 8, 1950 at East St. Olaf Church in Rock Dell, MN. Kitty was a homemaker and enjoyed many church activities and volunteering. She enjoyed conversation and coffee with her neighbor friends and finding good bargains at garage sales.
Survivors include her children, Karen (Tony) Seidl of San Tan Valley, AZ, Richard (Jane) Harders of Stewartville, Jerry (Pam) Harders, and Judy (Chris) Jerabek of Rochester; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one sister, and one brother.
The Funeral Service for Kitty will be at 11:00AM on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rochester with Pastor Benjamin Loos officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorials are preferred to Madonna Living Community or Redeemer Lutheran Church of Rochester.
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The Harders family is in our thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss.
Thanks for sharing your mother with us at Madonna Living Community (MLC).
Sandy M. MLC Foundation
Dear Pam, Jerry, Judy, Chris and Family:
I am so sorry for your loss. However, it sounds like Kitty had a wonderful life; and I am so happy that you were able to have her with you all of this time. May God bless Kitty and all of you during your time of loss.
Dear Pam, Jerry, Kayla, Judy and family, Please accept our condolences for your loss. Kitty had a long life and it sounds like a good life. She is at rest now and I know you will all find peace knowing that she is with heavenly father. Jim and Sandy
While I never knew Kitty, I have met some of her family. They are the nicest, kindest people. She must have been a wonderful woman and mother. Im so glad she had such a long and full life.
Thoughts and prayers to the Harder family. Take care.
Our condolences on the loss of you Mother Jerry, God Bless her memory.
We would like to express our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time.
Jerry and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Thought, prayers and hugs your way.
Very sorry for your families loss. Thinking of you. Sending prayers and hugs!!!
Judy and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sending our love
Kelly and Ross