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“Just learned of Kathleen's passing. My deepest sympathies to you all. Kathleen's wedding was one of the first weddings I went to. I remember the...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Keefe/Schebler - Davenport, IA

“I was saddened to hear of Kathy's passing. She was a wonderful person.Vicki ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Vicki Davis - Bettendorf, IA

“To all the Stahle Family, Our deepest sympathies on your loss. Kathy was a remarkable woman and will be missed by all who knew her. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin Rinehart and Family - IA

“Kathy Family Wish we could be there with you at this time your Mother was such a sweet person always enjoyed being around her. Our thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Harold & Cookie Hammen - AZ

“I received the news of Kathleen's recent death from our mutual friend Susan Cassatt and wanted to send my condolences to her family.Kathleen was...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Patty (Voorhis) Carlson - Tucson, AZ

“The "Stahle Kids"You know....we all come in to this world crying; but some how I would bet that your Mom was an exception. In fact everything she did...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Fred Dodds - Davenport, IA

“To the Stahle Family, I am at a loss for adequate words to express my sadness for you. I have some wonderful memories of your mom and growing up...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Teresa Mahoney-Burns - Colona, IL

“I was saddened to read of Kathleen's death. It brought back a flood of memories going all the way back to first grade. She used to bake her own...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Kearney Behnke - IN

“Susie, Julie & all Family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of Kathleen. WHAT a wonderful, fun lady.. she would always brighten a room for what...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Sherri Voelliger - Bettendorf, IA

“Mike, Amy, Rachel, Amanda, Tom and the rest of the Family: She was a beautiful lady. I remember her smile and how kind she was to everyone. I am...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Pam McCutcheon - Bettendorf, IA

“To the entire Stahle Family (and extended)........I am sending big hugs and prayers for peace and love during this journey of love and loss. Know...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Julie Bender - Bettendorf, IA

“Marianne, I am saddened by your sister's passing . We learn how precious life is by fully living it and I am sure Kathleen knew this and enjoyed her...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Jean Barrett Krumboltz - Danville, CA

“Stahle and Kernan Families, I was sad to read about Kathleen's death. Please know our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time. With...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Cheryl and Max O'Klock - Jay,, FL

“Susie, Allison and Ann. I pray all of your times with Kate will carry you when you miss her most. She instilled in all of you how precious time with...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Marybeth Foster - Des Moines, IA

“Mike, We are so sorry for your loss. Mom's are very special and I'm sure yours will be sorely missed. Our prayers are with you during this time...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Lou and Gypsy Twillman - IA

“Tom, Amy and family, We send our sincere condolences to you for your loss. Our prayers are with you during this time, and always. Lou and gyhpsy ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Lou and Gypsy Twillman - IA

“We offer our condolences to the Stahle family and are sorry to hear of your loss. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Charlotte and Joseph Wright - IA

“My sympathy to Kathy's family. What a sweet lady! Many years ago, I was priviledged to teach music to her children and THEN, found out what a...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Cheryl Brogla-Krupke


Funeral services to celebrate the life of Kathleen P. Stahle, 72, a resident of Bettendorf will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in the All Faith Chapel at the Halligan – McCabe – DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation will be Monday, December 10, 2012, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Stahle passed away peacefully with family by her side Friday, December 7, 2012 at Trinity Pathway Hospice.
Kathleen Phyllis Kernan was born April 13, 1940 in Davenport, a daughter of Paul L. and Dorothy M. (Keefe) Kernan. She graduated from the Immaculate Conception Academy. She was united in marriage to Gerald Omer Stahle on May 30, 1960 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Bettendorf. He preceded her in death on January 25, 1984.
Kathy owned and operated, "The Cakery", in Bettendorf for many years. Following the passing of her husband Jerry, she stepped in to assist in replacing his role and became a partner at K & K Hardware, Bettendorf. She then fulfilled her dream of someday owning a restaurant; she co-owned and operated Kernan's Restaurant in Princeton, Iowa for many years.
She had a wonderful sense of humor and could brighten any room she entered; she especially cherished the time she spent with her family, her grandchildren and great grandchildren were a constant source of pride. Kathy also enjoyed the outdoors, camping and golfing; as well as playing cards with family and friends.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nursing staff at Trinity Medical Center and to Dr. Radhika Kolla for all the compassionate care they provide to their mother.
Memorials can be made to the Kathleen P. Stahle Memorial Fund.
Those left to honor her memory include her children and their spouses, Laurie Hoffman, Eldridge, Susie and Dave Rueter, DeWitt, Iowa, Ann Stahle, Bettendorf, Mike and Amy Stahle, Bettendorf, Carolyn and Steve Petersen, Preston, Iowa, Kris and Lonny Kirby, Princeton, Iowa, and Peggy and Daryl Welke, Princeton; grandchildren, Brian Frahs, Sara (Nate) Folker, Allison Rueter, Lauren (James) Keller, Rachel Stahle, Amanda Stahle, Tom Stahle, Andy Petersen, Kiley Petersen, Justin Kirby, Katie Kirby, Maggie Kirby, Hailey Kirby, and Jenna Kirby, two great grandchildren, Abby Keller and Ava Keller; her sisters, Marianne (Gene) Weis, Bettendorf, Colleen (Rod) Morthland, Princeton, Eileen (Don) Stichter, Arizona, Patty (Rudy) Morgan, Princeton, a brother, Mike (Sue) Kernan, Princeton, a brother-in-law, Rich Lassiter, Princeton, and a close family friend, Doug Steen, Princeton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jerry, brothers, Pat and Terry Kernan, a sister, Maggie Lassiter, and a great granddaughter, Leah Keller. May they rest in peace.

Upcoming Funeral Services
Interment

Mt. Calvary Cemetery

804 E. 39th Street Davenport, IA 52807