Kathlyn LaVonne (Sturgis) McIntosh Horton, age 97, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Zumbrota Care Center.
Kathlyn was born June 5, 1922, in Chatfield to William and Rhoda (Bernard) Sturgis. She was united in marriage to Paul McIntosh Oct. 10, 1938, in Iowa, and to this union three children were born. Paul preceded her in death in 1975. She married Merritt Horton Sept. 15, 1979, in Wabasha. Merritt died in 1983. In her later years, she traveled south every winter to Arizona and Gulf Shores, Ala. She enjoyed golfing, gardening and traveling. Above all, she loved spending time with her family.
Kathlyn in survived by her children, Gary (Vicki) McIntosh of Byron, and Karen McIntosh of Wabasha; son-in-law, Richard Streiff of Wabasha; grandchildren, April (Mike) Shappell of Kasson, John McIntosh of Kasson, Julie Streiff (Rory Brown) of Baldwin, Wis., Lisa Robers of Baldwin, Wis., Bob (Wendy) Streiff of Trego, Wis., and Karla Klemme (David Ball) of Rice Lake, Wis.; 12 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Daryl (Geri) Sturgis of Rochester.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Paul McIntosh and Merritt Horton; daughter, Sally Streiff; and grandson, Paul McIntosh; brothers, Harold, Carl and Kenneth; and sister, Eileen.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14 in River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester with Rev. Lester Horntvedt officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Chatfield Cemetery. Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.