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Mary Katherine "Kay" Stoeckel, age 89, of Dubuque, Iowa, was called home peacefully at 12:15 a.m., on Monday, August 21, 2017, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Kay's life, funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at St. Columbkille's Church, 1230 Rush Street, with Rev. Gabriel C. Anderson officiating. To celebrate Kay's life, private family visitation will be held at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Kay was born on September 20, 1927, in Dubuque, IA, daughter of Vincent and Ella (McKenna) Conlan.

Kay was united in marriage to William E. "Bill" Stoeckel on June 9, 1949, and they were blessed with 45 years together before Bill was called home ahead of her on February 1, 1995.

Those left to cherish Kay's memory include

her children,
Vicki S. (Rick Langheim) Stoeckel, Alpharetta, GA
and Nick (Lori) Stoeckel, Mayville, WI;

2 granddaughters,
Danielle (Shane Soppe) Langheim, Johns Creek, GA
and Natalie Stoeckel, Isumi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan;

and a great-grandson,
Grayson Soppe.

Kay was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Stoeckel; and a son, Terry William Stoeckel in infancy.

Kay's family would like to thank Dr. Ronald Schope, and the doctors, nurses and staff of Finley Hospital for all of the kind, professional and attentive care they provided to Kay, and her family, over the past few months.