Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home & Cremation Services: Obituaries

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Sally J. Kimmes Sally J. Kimmes
(May 3, 1943 - September 20, 2010)

Sally J. Kimmes, age 67 of Balsam Lake, WI died September 20, 2010.


Sally was born May 3, 1943 in Red Wing, MN to Irvin and Dorothy (Helmsdorfer) Chapman. She was a graduate of Red Wing High School and took nurses training at the Red Wing Hospital. Sally married Donivan Kimmes on May 9, 1964 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Red Wing and had worked as an L.P.N. at St. John’s Hospital in Red Wing. Sally later worked as a secretary at Miesville Milling and enjoyed gardening and nurturing the wild birds.


She was preceded in death by her parents. Sally is survived by her husband Donivan; sons John (Shawna) of Hastings and Brian of Red Wing; 2 grandchildren Jacob and Sarah Kimmes.


The Funeral Mass, officiated by Rev. Jay Kythe will be held 11am Friday, September 24, 2010 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Miesville, with a visitation held one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. The pallbearers are Butch Lee, Don Schauer, Dave Duesterhoeft, Tom Jones, Paul Niebur, and Darwin Fox; honorary pallbearers are Elaine Lee, Carrol Schauer, Lois Duesterhoeft, Diane Illa, Sue Niebur, and Mary Kimmes.