Visitation: Visitation will be Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 from 5-9pm with family present to greet friends from 6-8pm at Anderson Jones Corcoran Harrisburg Funeral Chapel.
With heavy hearts but with joy of a life well lived, we announce the passing of Kathryn Marie Hootman (Gilchrist) of Harrisburg, SD.
Kathryn, age 74, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 surrounded by her family. Born November 27, 1943 to Myrtle Marie and Norris Wayne Gilchrist in Fairfield, IA. She attended Fairfield High School and also AIB in Des Moines, IA and graduated with a degree in accounting. On February 20, 1965 Kathryn married James Roger Hootman and were married for 53 wonderful years.
She loved her family, traveling, reading, crafts and keeping up with her grandchildren’s activities.
Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her husband, James Hootman, Children, Susan Rotert (Tom) of Harrisburg, SD, Kary Holmes (Jim) of Sioux Falls, SD and her grandchildren, Cole Rotert (23), Shelby (17) and Ben Holmes (14).
The family will receive friends at the Anderson-Jones-Corcoran Harrisburg Funeral Chapel (110 W. Willow Street, Harrisburg, SD) on Wednesday September 19, 2018 from 5-9pm with family present to greet friends from 6-8pm. She will be laid to rest in a private family gathering at Pleasant View Cemetery in Harrisburg, SD.
In lieu of flowers, the family request a memorial for the American Arthritis Foundation in her name.
A wonderful wife, mom and granny, we will never forget your love………..