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Katherine "Kathy" Ann Simondet

August 3, 1957 ~ June 8, 2023 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Katherine "Kathy" Simondet Obituary


Katherine Ann “Kathy” Simondet, age 65, of Silver Lake passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8th, 2023.

She was born on August 3rd, 1957 in Hutchinson, the daughter of James & Vernadean  (Peterson) Navratil.

Kathy graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1975.

On September 18, 1976, Katherine Ann “Kathy” Navratil and Robert Douglas Simondet were joined in holy marriage at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Silver Lake.   God blessed their marriage with two sons: Ross and Jeff.  Robert “Bob” Simondet preceded his wife in death on January 23, 2018.

Kathy loved being a mother and spending time with her 2 sons.

She loved cooking and watching cooking shows and setting an elegant table at the holiday dinners for her family.

Outdoors brought Kathy great joy which meant she could go biking on the trail, gardening, maintaining her immaculate lawn, driving her VW convertible with her sister as well as snowshoeing in the winter.

Kathy enjoyed her work family and spent many years working at Telex, Starkey Labs and most recently at Vital Path.

She was a lifelong, faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.

Survived by her loving sons: Ross Simondet of Ramsey and Jeff Simondet of Aurora; her mother: “Deannie” Navratil of Silver Lake; siblings: Vonnie Nelson of Glencoe (friend Richard Fimon), Deb (Bruce) Bebo of Silver Lake and Mike (Karen) Navratil of Winsted; a sister-in-law: Dianne Navratil of Silver Lake; many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, Kathy was preceded in death by her father James and her brother Jim Navratil.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Katherine Ann “Kathy” Simondet will be held on Tuesday, June 13th, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.   Father Matthew Wiering will be the Celebrant.   Inurnment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 13th, 2023 AT THE CHURCH from 9:30 A.M. until 10:45 A.M.

Urn Bearers will be her two sons.




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June 13, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church (Silver Lake)

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial
June 13, 2023

11:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church (Silver Lake)


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