Catherine A. Kolbeck

Catherine A. Kolbeck, age 67, a Manitowoc resident passed away early Thursday morning, November 11, 2021 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

She was born on August, 29, 1954 daughter of the late Allen and Thelma (Skattebo) Cayemberg.  Cathy graduated from Manitowoc Lincoln High School with the class of 1972.  On April 08, 2017 she married Randy (Cubby) Kolbeck in Manitowoc.  Cathy was employed as an engineering secretary at Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry until her retirement.  She liked to spend time with the family, especially on vacation.  Cathy loved to go up north to the cabin.  Cathy enjoyed socializing with her friends at the local establishments.  She was a wonderful and generous friend to all.  Cathy never missed the opportunity to call her friends and family on special occasions.  She was an avid packer, brewer and badger fan.

Survivors include: her husband; Cubby, Manitowoc, one son and daughter-in-law; Ryan and Season Haack, Manitowoc, two sisters and one brother; Carol Cayemberg, Knoxville, TN, Douglas Cayemberg, Manitowoc, Ann Cayemberg, Knoxville, TN, one brother-in-law; Mark Steeber, Kellnersville. One brother-in-law; Jeff and Joy Kolbeck, Manitowoc, two sisters-in-law; Christine and Doug Schmidt, Manitowoc, Carrie and Wally Wallander, Manitowoc.  Nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive.

Cathy was also Preceded in death by: one sister; Amy (Steeber) Cayemberg, father-in-law and mother-in-law; Thomas and Connie Kolbeck, one brother-in-law; Paul Kolbeck, her beloved dog; Peaches.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the ICU staff at Froedtert Hospital and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their care and compassion shown towards Cathy and her Family.

The family will greet relatives and friends from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at St. Francis of Assisi on Grand, (1416 Grand Ave).  The visitation will continue from 9:00 AM until 10:45 AM on Monday November 15, 2021 at church.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 15, 2021 at St. Francis of Assisi on Grand, (1416 Grand Ave). Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be Rev. Ben Johnson with burial to follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Manitowoc.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting

The Lendman Funeral Home & Gathering Center, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.


  1. Lori & Bob Nullmeyer

    Cathy will be dearly missed. Please accept our condolences to all family and friends.

  2. Pickard Family

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers & thoughts are with you & your family.

  3. Sue Schmitz

    Cubby, so sorry to hear of Cathy’s passing. You have my sympathy on the loss of your beautiful wife 😢

  4. Linda and Mark Shaw

    Our deepest sympathy to all of Cathy’s family. God be with you and comfort you.

  5. Dennis and Cindy Vogel

    Ryan and family. So saddened to see this. Know that you and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. We wish you peace

  6. Gen Seefeldt

    Cubby, My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know the pain you are feeling. ( David has been gone 6 years) but it is so vivid in my mind, Losing a spouse is the most painful experience one can endure. Lean on your friends for comfort and support.
    Gen Seefeldt ( Stans friend from Plymouth. )

  7. LeeAnn Haack

    Ryan & family , I’m so sorry to hear about your Mom , you have my heartfelt sympathy. LeeAnn Haack

  8. Nick Tadych

    My deepest sympathy to Randy, Ryan, and Cathy’s family. She was kind and friendly and will be missed

  9. Jerry and Shelly Braun

    Thoughts and prayers to your families at this difficult time. May you cherish the memories.

  10. Jerry and Shelly Braun

    So sorry to hear of Cathy’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to your families at this difficult time. May you cherish the memories.

  11. Jean Thompson

    My sincere sympathy to the family ,


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