July 16, 2021
Cathryn Williamson, 74, of Crooks, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Her funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Kahler-Brende Funeral Home, Dell Rapids. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the funeral home. www.kahlerfh.com
Cathryn Ilene Clemans was born on May 21, 1947 at Osmond, NE, the daughter of Donald and Jean (Wiedman) Clemans. She grew up and attended school in Plainview, NE. After school she worked multiple jobs while raising her children. She moved to Dell Rapids in 1976. She married Darrell Williamson on May 26, 1979 at the Methodist Church in Dell Rapids. The couple made their home in Dell Rapids for twenty years. Cathryn worked in facilities for the Dell Rapids School District, Augustana College and retired from the Children’s Inn. Darrell and Cathryn moved to Crooks in August of 2002.
She enjoyed her family and her arts and crafts. She liked flowers, sewing, puzzles and cheering for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Bill and her sister, Jackie.
Cathryn is survived by her husband of 42 years, Darrell of Crooks; her children, Tammy (Terry) Westover of Dell Rapids, Daniel (Dorothy) Fulton of Sioux Falls, Freddy Nielsen of Brookings, Melissa Edwards of Madison and James Williamson of Sioux Falls; her 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and her extended family and friends.