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Obituary: Kathleen Bissen

Kathleen Bissen passed away in Prescott, Ariz., on July 16, 2013. She was born June 4, 1923, to Stanley and Lena Schimerowski.

Kathleen is survived by her daughters, Sheryl Flemming of Woodlands Park, Colo., Mary Bissen of Milwaukee, Wis., and Janelle Robinson of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; sons Keith Bissen of Chandler, Ariz., Wayne Bissen of Tyler, Texas, John Bissen of Tempe, Ariz., and Bruce Bissen of Cottonwood, Ariz.; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and brother Larry Schimerowski of Earling, Iowa. She is preceded in death by her husband Urban; son Mark; grandson Kyle; and siblings Helen, Sister Janice, Jean and Jim.

Services will take place at St. Germaine's Catholic Church in Prescott Valley on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, starting with the visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by the Rosary at 10 a.m., and the funeral mass starting at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Heritage Memorial Park cemetery in Dewey.

The family wishes to thank the entire nursing staff at Willow Wind in Prescott and Hospice staff of the Good Samaritan Society.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Relief Services, 228 W. Lexington St., Baltimore, MD 21201-3443.

Please visit and sign Kathleen's guestbook at

The Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel assisted the family with the arrangements.

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