Kathie A. Pape, 70, of Lincoln, passed away November 23, 2018. She was born September 22, 1948 to Billy and Donna Kehlbeck. Kathie graduated from Syracuse High School in 1966 and from UNL in 1970 with a B.S. in English. She taught 34 years for Lincoln Public Schools as an English teacher at Irving Middle School and Bryan Learning Center until retiring in 2005.
Kathie enjoyed reading, playing cards, and serving others. She was a member of Southwood Lutheran Church, a member of P.E.O., a volunteer for the American Red Cross, and a teacher for Sunday and Vacation Bible School. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Kathie is survived by sons Brian (Lindsay) and Darin (Ashley); grandchildren Jordan, Natalie, and Cameron; brother Dalton (Jan) Kehlbeck; sister Janet (Tom) Chaussee; brother-in-laws Cliff (Charlotte) Pape and Marvin (Loretta) Pape; sister-in-law Myra Hale; and nieces, nephews, and many friends. She was preceded in death by husband Wayne; and parents Billy and Donna Kehlbeck.
Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 29, at Southwood Lutheran Church, 4301 Wilderness Hills Blvd., Lincoln, NE. Luncheon following service. No visitation. Private family inurnment. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools or the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries.