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Caroline Kalthoff

KALTHOFF:Mrs. Caroline Kalthoff (nee Frank), 63 years of Humboldt, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Humboldt District Hospital due to complications arising from Diabetes and a stroke.

KALTHOFF:Mrs. Caroline Kalthoff (nee Frank), 63 years of Humboldt, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Humboldt District Hospital due to complications arising from Diabetes and a stroke. Caroline was born to Joseph and Emily (nee Jaeb) Frank on July 8, 1948 in Humboldt. She attended St. Matthew's School until grade eight and then graduated from the Humboldt Colligate Institute in 1966. Caroline began to work at Dr. Rooney's office in Humboldt. Within a year she was swept off her feet by the love of her life and she married Wayne Kalthoff on August 2, 1967 at Willmont. They then moved to the farm near Fulda where they began their farming career. Caroline was very active in the daily operations of the farm working side by side with Wayne. Together they were blessed with three children. Caroline's duties as domestic engineer were taken seriously and she provided a warm, loving and welcoming home to her family and friends. She was a very hard worker who kept her large vegetable and flower gardens meticulously manicured. She became a Weekender Home Party Sales Rep for many years. In 1992 they moved to Humboldt where she was kept busy with her "moms" running them to appointments, etc. Caroline entered the Office Education Program and graduated in 1999. Her greatest love was to create Christmas wreaths and she gained quite a reputation of making beautiful pieces that she shared with her family and friends. Her family always praised her for her ability to bake the best sweet treats. They could never figure out how she could be such a great baker and not be able to eat any of her creations. Caroline was a very spiritual lady who was private and yet very outgoing and social and loved a good laugh. She would surprise many with an unexpected joke or comment that would crack everyone up. Caroline would join Wayne regularly on a road trip to different parts of Canada and the USA where she would assist him with the farm progress shows or just enjoy some quiet time resting and her trip usually included a good day or two of shopping. In 2007 Caroline began employment with Malinoski & Danyluik Funeral Home as a funeral/office assistant. As with any job she took on, Caroline gave her best, everything was always done to the highest level of perfection. Many families commented on her compassion and friendliness shown to them. Caroline was always very proud of her family and their accomplishments and loved them very much. Caroline was the captain of her team of sisters - enjoying shopping sprees or just talking on the phone and will always have a strong bond with them. She always kept in very close contact with her extended family if not daily then on a weekly basis. Always giving and loving unconditionally was what made Caroline the happiest. Caroline will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband of 44 years, Wayne Kalthoff of Humboldt; their three children and three grandchildren: Wesley (Colleen) Kalthoff of Humboldt; Denise (Barry) Nett and children, Chelsea and Colby of Prince Albert; and Darrell (Shauna) Kalthoff and daughter, Sierra of Saskatoon; her mother, Emily Frank of Middle Lake; three sisters: Marci (Fabian) Paydli of Humboldt, Dolores (David) Hauber of Cudworth and Colette (Pat) Miller of Bonnyville, AB; sisters and brothers-in-law: Karen (Ralph) Fleischhacker, Neil (Mary Ann) Kalthoff of Calgary and Myles (Sherry) Kalthoff; and by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Caroline was predeceased by her father, Joseph Frank and parents-in-law, Sylvester Kalthoff and Lydia (Henry) Kloppenburg. The Funeral Mass for Caroline was held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Humboldt, concelebrated by Fr. Emile April, Fr. Denis Phaneuf and Fr. Bernard Stauber. Others taking part in the service were: cross bearer Orrin Fleischhacker, scripture readers Bradley Hauber and Dana McKinnon, intentions Annette Engel, gift bearers, Chelsea Nett, Colby Nett and Sierra Kalthoff, music ministry: director Loretta Schugmann, organist Dolores Hinz and soloist Norman Duerr accompanied by St. Augustine R. C. Choir. Urn bearers were: Wayne Kalthoff, Wesley Kalthoff, Denise Nett and Darrell Kalthoff. Honorary pallbearers were "All those who shared in Caroline's life". An honor guard was formed by the staff of Malinoski & Danyluik Funeral Home Staff. Interment followed at St. Augustine R.C. Cemetery Humboldt. Memorial donations in Caroline's memory may be directed to Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Malinoski & Danyluik Funeral Home, Humboldt, SK.