Kathy Rae Walton, 65, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021.
Kathy was born Dec. 14, 1955, in San Diego, Calif., the daughter of Raymond and Hazel (Becker) Walton. She graduated from Benton Community High School with the Class of 1973. On Jan. 6, 1997, she was united in marriage to Mike Cohrt in Cedar Rapids. Mike preceded Kathy in death in 2014.
Kathy served as the librarian at the Shellsburg Public Library. She was very intelligent and artistic. Kathy loved raising plants and reading. She dearly loved her family.
Kathy is survived by her daughter, Monica (Jeff) Crow of Platteville, Wis.; four grandchildren, Breanna (Devon) Murray, Kyle Allie, Luke (Kelsey) Allie and Mason Allie; three great-grandchildren, Collin Murray, Kolton Allie and Alivia Murray; her mother, Hazel Walton of Cedar Rapids; three brothers, Jim (Laurie) Walton, Dale (Tammy) Walton and Keith (Mary) Walton; her sister, Dyan (James) Bourne; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Mike, she was preceded in death by her father, Raymond; her daughter, Melissa Crow; and her beloved dog, Kody
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