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In Memory of Kathryn "Katie" Lynch

Celebration of Life Gathering

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday July 20, 2021
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Kathryn “Katie” Lynch, age 55 of Hudson, WI, passed away on July 2, 2021 after a three and half year courageous battle with cancer. Katie was born on January 10, 1966 to parents Thomas and Mary “Jean” Speltz. She graduated from Albert Lea High School Class of 1984 before attending the University of St. Thomas where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration. She worked as a Senior Quality Analyst at Bremer Financial for more than 25 years.

Katie and her husband of 28 years Ryan Lynch lived as one. They enjoyed motorcycling and traveling the country together. She will always remain in Ryan’s heart.

She is preceded in death by her parents Tom and Jean. Survived by husband Ryan; siblings John (Barb) Speltz, Ann (Paul) Hoedeman, Susan (Steve) Rice and Mary (Tim) Carroll; as well as many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life gathering for Katie will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 from 5pm to 7pm at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 11th Street South Hudson, WI 54016.

Memorials are preferred to the Humane Society.


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    • Katie was strong, brave, smart, funny and loved. She may be gone from this earth but her spirit is still here . We love you Ryan, and here for you whatever you need ❤️
      Brian and Colleen

    • So sorry to hear 0f Katie’s passing..we went to Lakeview School together…Also graduated in 84 ..deepest sympathy to your family.

    • Ryan,
      My deepest sympathy for you. You have friends and family to help you in whatever you might need. She’ll always be in your heart. Hugs and prayers for you. Prayers and hugs.

    • Words can’t express the heartache I’m feeling at the loss of my good friend and former coworker, Katie. We had many good times together outside of work, the memories I’ll cherish forever. Ryan, I mourn your loss with you. I was blessed to know her and thankful she is no longer suffering. I will miss her terribly though.

    • To Katie and Ryan,
      We loved all our times together, kickstands up and pontooning on the lake. So sorry to hear Katie is gone from this earth, but she is at rest now and we will meet her again.

      We love you guys very much. See you soon.

      Jason and Colleen