Kim V. Derleth

February 19, 1942 - August 29, 2020
Koepsell-Murray Funeral & Cremation Services, Beaver Dam
Koepsell Funeral Home North Crystal Lake Road
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-885-6600 | Map
Thursday 9/3, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Boat House
N10575 Cheif Kuno Trail
Fox Lake, WI 53933
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Thursday 9/3, 6:00 pm

Violet, known by all as “Kim”, Derleth previously of Fox Lake, WI died peacefully in her sleep on August 29th 2020 with her family by her side. There will be a memorial gathering at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Thursday, September 3, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. A celebration of Kim’sContinue Reading

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Diane Zindars left a message on September 3, 2020:
Kim was an amazing person. She added a spark to the counter crew that no one will ever fill. She had a heart of gold and an ear for everyone. We still miss her dearly at The Chalet. My deepest sympathy for your great loss.
Dianne Briggs left a message on September 3, 2020:
Kim always made me feel like I was her best friend. Your tribute to Kim was so accurate.
Anita WyleskyPlato left a message on September 2, 2020:
I am sorry to read of your loss. Gods blessings to you and your Family. Kim was a High School Principal, of Beaver Dam Wisconsin USA. Peace. 09/02/2020@9:22pm. Anita wyleskyPlato Bdwi53916 USA. fone:1.920.296.6603. Amen
Barbara Zuehls left a message on September 2, 2020:
Heather and Heidi, Thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
Mary Jo Wise (Geschel) left a message on September 2, 2020:
Kim and I have been friends since high school, and I am very fortunate to have been able to maintain that friendship through the years. Kim helped a shy 9th grade girl from St. Peter's School become braver, more willing to try new adventures, and become more self confident about who I could be. We shared some very good times and also a few sad times over the years. I couldn't be happier, Kim, that you were my friend, and you will always be in my thoughts. My sympathy to Heather & Heidi, and all of the Derleth family.
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Kathy Woock left a message on September 1, 2020:
I've known Kim, her daughters, sister melody for years. They all had good personality. She will be sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss. I bartender at voelkers steak house for years
Sue Rasmussen Salter left a message on September 1, 2020:
Heather and Heidi
I remember your mother as a woman who embraced life...fearlessly,....cared passionately and deeply for her family and friends, and made a significant impact on many lives..may good memories and lively stories comfort you❤
Michael Nelson left a message on September 1, 2020:
To the Derleth, and Hussli families, I didn't know Kim, I had spoken to her a few times In search of my favorite teacher of all times, her sister Melody. I lived In Racine at the time she was my teacher. Kim MUST have been a wonderful person. I'm certain It was in the genes. Her photo tells me a lot about her. I am so sorry you have lost you're loved on, and I offer my sincere condolences to all of you.

Michael T. Nelson
Todd Kittel left a message on August 31, 2020:
I'll always be grateful to Kim for her guidance and support, and for the many fond memories and good laughs we shared. Her devotion to the school district, especially to BDHS and its students, knew no bounds. Praying for the family's comfort and healing as you celebrate this life very well-lived.
Barbara Hartl-Lewis left a message on August 31, 2020:
I truly loved, feared and admired Kim. I feel blessed to have known her and doubly blessed for Kim to have known my children, Darby & Christopher. Kim always made me smile and I will treasure every memory. Peace be with ALL of you... XOXOXO
Marilyn Fuller left a message on August 31, 2020:
May good memories see you through the difficult times ahead. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God bless.
Koepsell Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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