Kathy Mette, age 55, died at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls on January 12, 2013.
Kathy Diane Fischer was born on June 19, 1957 at Madison to Marvin and Rosie (Sheldon) Fischer. She married Pete Puthoff at Ramona on July 7, 1973. She married Russ Mette at Howard on June 4, 1994.
She is survived by her husband - Russ of Salem, three sons - Adam (Emilee) Puthoff of Sioux Falls, Ben (Jessica Vyskocil) Puthoff of Worthington, MN and Marcus Puthoff of Salem and one daughter - Carrie (Francis) Soto of Luverne, MN, two step sons - Brian (Robyn Cassutt) Mette of Bloomington, MN, Robert (Latrisha) Mette of Madison and a step daughter - Liz (Brian) Unzelman of Winfred. 12 grandchildren. Three brothers - Perry Fischer, Joe Van Heuveln and Shannon Fischer all of Madison and three sisters - Jody Goldammer and Shelly Meyers both of Howard and Misty Young of Arlington, SD.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at the Weiland Funeral Chapel with Rev Ryan Mutzenberger officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Howard, SD.
She grew up in Madison and worked in food service at Nickyâ€™s, Happy Hour and Bethel Home before moving to Sioux Falls in 2005. In 2010 she moved to Salem.
There will be a prayer service at 7:00 PM on Tuesday at the Weiland Funeral Chapel which is in charge of the arrangements.