Kathryn E. Carrigan

May 16, 1935 ~ February 20, 2019 (age 83)

Kathryn E. Carrigan, age 83, of Reedsburg, WI, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. She was born on May 16, 1935 in Roanoke, Virginia, the daughter of the late Charles M. and Ella F. ((Clinebell) Pace. Kathryn was united in marriage to William J. Carrigan, Jr. on May 9, 1959, he preceded her in death July 5, 2004. This marriage was blessed with six children.

She is survived by her children and grandchildren: William J. (Kim) Carrigan III; C. Peter (Nancy) Carrigan and daughter Emily; Thomas E. (Kimberly) Carrigan and daughters Cidnee (Daniel) Waller and Chloe Carrigan, Kathryn “Kate” R. (Clifford III) Blackwell and children Martha Blackwell, Ellis Blackwell and Clifford Blackwell IV; and Patrick M. (Melissa) Carrigan and children Jacob Carrigan and Abby Carrigan.

In addition to her husband, William, she was preceded by her son. Daniel B. Carrigan; and one sister, Carolyn.

“Mrs. C” was also a second mother to many of her children’s friends, loving and encouraging them as she did her own family.

Kathryn was an avid Wisconsin sports fan, and seldom missed watching a UW Badgers basketball or football game. She enjoyed spending time in nature and shared a passion for birds with her late husband. 

A Mass of Christian Burial for Kathryn Carrigan will be celebrated at 11:30 A.M. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg with Reverend David Carrano, Pastor, as Celebrant. Visitation will be held on Monday from 3:00-7:00 P.M. at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. There will also be visitation on Tuesday from 10:30 A.M. until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Reedsburg. Memorials may be made in Kathryn’s name.

The Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, is assisting the family.

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