Kathleen Pezzi

Kathleen Pezzi (nee Katzka) of Tomahawk, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away on March 6, 2018 at Sacred Heart Hospital, Tomahawk.


Kathleen was born on March 2, 1946 in Milwaukee to John & Helen Katzka. She married the love her life, James Pezzi on May 16, 1981 in Minnesota. Kathleen retired as an Administrative Assistant from Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley. Kathy and her husband, Jim, have vacationed in Tomahawk since 1987, but moved there permanently in 2003. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Tomahawk. Kathleen gave her time and energy to family and friends in need. Kathy enjoyed the outdoors. She was a successful deer hunter and an avid fisher lady. She looked forward to spending time with her stepdaughters and their families. Playing, laughing and fishing with her grandchildren, Jimmy & Elisabeth, were some of her happiest times. She made a beautiful, loving home and lovingly took care of her husband.


Kathleen is survived by her husband of over 36 years and best friend, James Pezzi; brothers, sisters and extended family. She is also survived by many relatives and many wonderful friends. Kathleen is preceded in death by her parents, John & Helen Katzka, and infant sister, Patricia, and brothers, Michael & Roger.


In accordance with Kathy’s wishes, there will be no services held.


Krueger Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.