On June 2, 2021 Kathleen Ellen Ostrowski, 87 of Sheldon, went to her eternal home. Kate resided at Care & Rehab-Ladysmith. Daughter of Ernest and Hazel Nichols, sister to 10 siblings.
She wrote a weekly Sheldon reports column for the Ladysmith News for 10-plus years. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Sheldon. She loved flower gardening, crocheting doilies and knitting. she worked side by side with Anthony on the farm; picking rocks, baling hay and milking cows and doing the extras of housework and taking care of the children.
Kate married Anthony Ostrowski on Sept 22, 1953. Mother to Phil (Louisa) Ostrowski of Tony, Cynthia Marie of Ladysmith, (Late) Martin (Jeanie) Ostrowski of Tony and Antoinette (Mel) Bruce of Sheldon. Was Busia to grandchildren Tony, John Paul, Melissa, Angela, Autumn, Marti, Rocky, Amy, Wayne, Houston, Charles and Jonathon. Plus many, many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband (Anthony), son (Martin), grandson (Tony) and all but 1 sibling.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, June 8, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Sheldon with Father Vijay Kumar Madani officiating. Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery in Sheldon.
Nash-Jackan Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.