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Victor L. Kathol

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SUTTON — Sutton resident Victor L. Kathol, 77, died Nov. 14, 2018, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings.

A rosary was held Nov. 18 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sutton, with a visitation at Sutton Memorial Chapel, Sutton.

Mass of Christian Burial was Nov. 19 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with Father Michael Zimmer officiating.

Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Sutton.

Victor Lorenz Kathol was born Jan. 3, 1941, in Hartington, to Ralph and Ursula Kathol. Vic received his education at Holy Trinity High School in Hartington,

with continued education at St. Benedictine College and Creighton University. Vic married Lorraine Rynaski April 27, 1963, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Omaha. A. O. Smith Harvestore employed Vic for more than 15 years. He was then self-employed for the later years of his life, logging several thousand miles with Aspen Carrier.

Victor enjoyed watching his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events. He relished a good card game with family and friends and had a passion for music. A hard-working man throughout his life, Vic worked hard to the end, fighting his battle with cancer. Victor was a man dedicated to his family and devoted to his Catholic faith.

Vic is survived by his wife, Lorraine Kathol; his children, Mike (Rhonda) Kathol; Jeff (Stephanie) Kathol; Charlene Janing; Deb (Mike) Becker; Joan (Mike) Gittings; Nancy (Don) Hopkins; Ann Kathol; Chris Kathol; Jim (Cassandra) Kathol; his 25 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Phyllis Patton; Connie (Jerry) Kaiser; Thomas Kathol; Clifford (Pam) Kathol; Maxwell (Essie) Kathol; Glenn (Rosemary) Kathol; Ruth Browne; Mary (Chuck) Reese; Kelly (Giuseppina) Kathol; Carrie (Steve) Heine; and Carla (Jim) Rooney.

Vic was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Ursula Kathol; his brother, Joseph Kathol; and his daughter, Mary Beth Kerkman.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.