Kathleen M. Kiepe

Apr 11, 1944 - Sep 08, 2021

Kathleen M. Kiepe

April 11, 1944 - September 08, 2021


Kathleen Mary (Besanson) Kiepe was born April 11, 1944 to the late Ward and Leah (Hartz) Besanson. She received her early education in Delmont, South Dakota and graduated from Charter Oak High School. After graduation, she attended cosmetology school in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

She was united in marriage to Larry Gluesing and together they had one son: Karis Gluesing. Later, she married Ervin Kiepe on August 4, 1973 and to this union, they were blessed with one son: Chad Kiepe. They made their home in Ute, Iowa.

Kathleen enjoyed playing cards, visiting with friends, bowling, cooking and baking; especially her favorite caramel rolls. She also enjoyed going to her grandchildren's activities and helping with community events. She was a hard worker and devoted housewife. Kathleen had a strong faith in her Lord who loved her family more than anything, especially her grandchildren.

Kathleen passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at her home in Ute attaining the age of seventy-seven years, four months and twenty-eight days. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Ervin A. Kiepe; son: Karis Gluesing; brother: Kay Besanson.

She is survived by her son: Chad Kiepe and his wife Rachael of Ute; grandchildren: Dylan, Landon, Leah and Lydia; brother: Karis Besanson of Coppell, Texas; sister-in-law: BJ Besanson of Wilmington, North Carolina; other relatives and friends.

Visitation is 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Huebner Funeral Home in Charter Oak. Funeral Service is 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 11, 2021 also at the funeral home in Charter Oak. Interment is in Saint Clair Cemetery in Ute. Memorials may be directed to the family.


Fri, Sep 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Huebner Funeral Home, Charter Oak Chapel

156 Main Street
Charter Oak, IA 51439

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Funeral Service
Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 9:30 am
Huebner Funeral Home, Charter Oak Chapel

156 Main Street
Charter Oak, IA 51439

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Place of Rest
Saint Clair Cemetery

141 IA-141
Ute, IA 51060

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