Kathy Ann Miller

Kathy Ann Miller was born March 1, 1960, in Waseca, Minn., the daughter of Jack Harold and Bette Lou (Carlson) Karsten. She passed away at her Cortez home on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at age 53.

Enjoying beautiful scenery, Kathy loved spending time outdoors. She had a very kind heart, and her grandchildren were very special to her. Kathy loved her family, and she will be missed very much by them.

Kathy is survived by her father, Jack Karsten of Minnesota; children, Travis Karsten of Kingman, Ariz., Jason Karsten of Esterville, Iowa, and Makiah Miller of Rimrock, Ariz.; grandchildren, Cody Davis, Kylie Karsten, Colton Karsten, Cavery Karsten, Jacob Hanson, Bradyn Karsten, Riley Jurries, and Abigail Miller; and siblings, Connie Gesme and husband, Rick of Minnesota, Brian Karsten of Cortez; and John Karsten and wife, Marty of Cortez. She was preceded in death by her mother, Bette Karsten.

Cremation has taken place and no services will be held.

Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.