Kathleen Lillian Ames
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Kathleen Lillian Ames, 77, of Duluth passed away December 19, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital.
Born April 17, 1941, to Nikolai and Lillian Hill in Duluth, Kathleen graduated from Duluth Denfeld High School, and later DAVTI. She worked as a secretary for ISD 709 for most of her career.
Kathleen was very artistic, making stunning seasonal church banners, custom outfits, and enjoyed quilting and knitting. An avid gardner, she was generous with her plants, cuttings, & fruits of her labor.
She was very active in her quilting group and a member of the local Creative Stitchery Group. Kathleen was very involved in ministry as she served as Children's church leader, pianist, and loved teaching various children's worship programs.
She was preceded in death by brother Pfc Earl Robert Hill (KIA).
She will be greatly missed by her husband, Gary of Duluth; children, Shari (Mark) Nelson of Superior, WI, and Jeff (Cindy) Ames of Duluth; & grandchildren Tyler, Erin, Lindsay, & Ethan Ames.
Her brother Milt (Kay) Hill of Duluth, Sister Sharon (Al) Franz of Crystal, MN. Nephew Mark Helps of Robbinsdale, MN; Niece Marcy (Kevin) Martin of Fridley, MN.
Visitation at 11:00 until the 12:00 Celebration of Life service, followed by lunch at 1:00pm on Saturday, January 5, at Westminster Presbyterian at 9030 Beaudry Street in Duluth.