Catherine A. “Cathy” Olstad age 68 of Greenfield passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. She was born Sept. 4, 1942 to Daniel and Elizabeth (Tomaszewski) Roach in Minneapolis, MN.
Cathy loved spending time with her family, cooking their favorite things, going to the lake, but especially being “grandma taxi”. Curtis and Cathy split their time between the northern woods of Minnesota and sunny Arizona in the winter.
Cathy is survived by her husband of 48 years, Curtis; children Laura and Jim Sundell, Curtis Jr. and Tammi Olstad, Audra and Brad Etzel, Anna and Trevor Palmer; 9 grandchildren Brett and Kayla Sundell, Mattia and Hanna Olstad, Megan and Natalie Etzel, Samantha, Sophia and Stella Palmer; brother Jim and Monica Roach, sister Liz Skok; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Barb Roach, Marian Schroeder, Olive and Tom Pinske, Sharon and Arlen Ellingson, Janet and Tom Kostick; as well as many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Cathy was preceded in death by her parents Daniel and Elizabeth Roach and a brother Daniel Roach Jr.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial were held on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, Minnesota. Rev. John Gallas officiated at the Mass.