Peacefully on August 24th , at home, looking over her garden and watching her birds. At 96, she joins her husband Kurt, son Thomas and his wife Carmen and brothers Walter and Horst. She leaves behind daughter Angelika (Daniel), sons, Karl (Sonya), Bernhardt, (Judy), step sons Peter and Jochen (Ulli) and step daughter Christine. She also leaves behind ten loving grandchildren, six great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, a host of wonderful neighbours, countless friends and a whole community that she had loved as her own. A tented, open air celebration of life will be held at the family farm, at 3352 Devine Road in Cumberland (Ottawa) with room to socially distance, on Thursday, September 3rd from 2:00 – 3:00 PM. In Kathe's Memory donations may be made to St. Vincent's Hospital, Ottawa.