Kathleen Mary (Breitzmann) Gaboury, 74, formerly of Gothenburg, died Mar. 13 in Fullerton. She was born June 26, 1938 in Superior, Wis., daughter of Rudolph, Sr. and Rosa (O''Connell) Breitzmann.
Kathleen grew up in Superior; Pontiac, Mich. and Duluth, Minn. She graduated from St. Jean-Baptiste High School in Duluth, with the class of 1956.
She was married in Duluth and was the mother of four children: Paul, Lorraine, Deb, and Douglas. She lived in many places including St, Louis Park, Minn.; Rapid CIty, S.Dak.; in Nebraska - Gothenburg, North Platte, Kearney, Grand Island, Lincoln and Fullerton.
She worked as a police dispatcher for Gothenburg Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol. She enjoyed her grandchildren, working crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles.
Surviving are two daughters Debra (Daniel) Metzger of Cozad; Lorraine (Rex) Messersmith of McCook; son Paul (Paulet) Gaboury of McCook; sister-in-law Anita Breitzmann, of Zimmerman, Minn.; 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews extended family and friends.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents; brother Rudolph Breitzmann, Jr.; son Douglas Anthony Gaboury.
Memorials may be given to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.
Funeral services were held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg at 10:30 a.m. Mar. 18 with Father Don O''Brien officiating. Burial was in the Gothenburg Cemetery. Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg was in charge of arrangements.