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Kathleen M. “Kay” Brimeyer, 74, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at home surrounded by her family from complications of Cardiac Amyloidosis.
Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 8th, 2018 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church with Rev. Gabriel Anderson officiating. Entombment will follow in Mount Calvary Chapel Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road where a wake service will be at 3:00 p.m.
Kay was born on January 30th, 1944 in Dubuque, Iowa the daughter of M.J. and Mamie (Powers) Haley. She attended the Visitation Academy and graduated from St. Joseph Academy.
She married Paul Brimeyer on April 24, 1965 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Dubuque and together they raised four wonderful children.
Kay worked as a Registered Nurse for many years for the Dubuque area hospitals; and lastly worked for the activity department at Luther Manor for many years.
She enjoyed reading, lunch outings and anything to do with her family members.
Kay is survived by her husband Paul; four children, Scott (Lisa) Brimeyer and Randy (Carrie) Brimeyer, both of Dubuque, Pam (Jay) Zimmer, of Asbury, and Jeff (Sue) Brimeyer, of Belvidere, IL. Nine of the best grandchildren anyone could ever have, Justin (Jade Fiedler) Brimeyer, Emily Brimeyer, Luke (Britta) Brimeyer, Sarah Brimeyer, Steve Brimeyer, Molly (Mitch) Boge, Morgan (Dyllon Phillips) Zimmer, Madisen Zimmer, and Michael Zimmer, along with two great grandchildren. Her siblings, Mag (Donnie) Hayes and Mike Haley both of Dubuque. Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Betty (Clemie) Pins, Hubert “J.R.” (Rose) Brimeyer, Larry Powers, Janet (Paul) Reiss and Barb (Lyle) Kramer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Joseph Brimeyer, Margaret Brimeyer, Florence (Laverne) Simon, Dick (Susie) Brimeyer, Anna Mae Powers, Bill (Bev) Brimeyer, Helen Brimeyer, and Mary (Clete) Simon.
In lieu of flowers memorials will be donated to Mayo Clinic Research Center in Rochester.
The family wishes to thank the entire medical staff at Mayo Clinic in Rochester for all their wonderful care and kindness.