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Katie L. Hughey

Katie L. Hughey

April 15, 2018

Katie Louise (Boettcher) Hughey, age 47, of Eau Claire, WI peacefully passed away after a short struggle with cancer Sunday, April 15, 2018, at home surrounded by her family.

She was born on July 25, 1970 in Eau Claire, WI, the daughter of Byron and Mary (Kraft) Boettcher. She graduated from North Senior High School and went on to Washtenaw Community College for nursing in Ypsilanti, MI. Throughout Katie’s 19-year nursing career she touched the lives of numerous patients and their families as well as people she worked with. She was truly an angel in disguise for many people and her memory will be carried with them always.


Katie is survived by her parents, Byron and Mary Boettcher of Eau Claire; her son, Nathan Boettcher (Holly Osha); a sister, Laurie Boettcher of Chippewa Falls; a brother, Matt (Konnie) Boettcher of Eau Claire; 5 nieces and nephews; and 3 great nieces and nephews.


A private service will be held at a later date.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services of Altoona, is serving the family.


At a later date

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  • Vi Miland Mary, Byron & family.
    So sorry about your loss. Katie was a caring angel.

    April 26 at 7:44pm

  • James and Mary Ming Byron and Mary, our sincere and deepest condolences. A parent shouldn’t have to do this. We pray family friends and above all faith will ease you through this terribly sorrowful time. Please know you are always in our thoughts and prayers

    April 25 at 6:35pm

  • Vicki Jenson Mary, Bryon and family
    I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy for you all at this time. May god give you peace. My thoughts and prayers to you all.
    Vicki Jenson

    April 25 at 4:26pm

  • Alan Zimmerman Mary and Byron: I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I cannot imagine the pain and difficulty that the loss of your daughter must bring. But I pray that you will be comforted by great memories of great joys.

    Alan Zimmerman

    April 25 at 7:48AM

  • Becki Berg Mary, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your daughter. I can’t even imagine your pain...loss of a child has got to be the worst. Please know I’m thinking of you and your family and wish you peaceful healing.

    April 24 at 6:35PM

  • Jim Abens I am so sorry about Katie's passing. She was a loyal patient & friend. I always enjoyed seeing Katie in the office & catching up on her family. Blessings on all of you. Your old friend, Jim Abens

    April 22 at 8:33PM

  • Heather (Sparkle) Larson Grit and Grace ... Katie was both ♡.

    April 20 at 10:01PM

  • Tracey I will forever treasure our friendship & reconnecting with you ❤️ Rest In Peace & thank you for continuing to take care of our patients & friends that are also with you now.

    April 20 at 9:23AM

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