Kathryn Ann (Kate) Matejka, age 80, of O’Fallon, MO passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018. She was born June 28, 1938 in St Charles, MO, the daughter of Walter Brinkmann and Carrie (Groeper) Brinkmann.
Kate graduated from St Charles High School and worked many years at Georgia Carpet Outlet. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had a wonderful sense of humor and an unforgettable laugh. She enjoyed spending summer days on the lake fishing and drinking a cold beer. She loved to travel and truly lived life to the fullest.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a sister Louise Kluesner and a brother Roger Brinkmann. Kate is survived by her devoted husband of 61 years Ronald K Matejka, her children: Rick (Lori) Matejka, Terry (Edie) Matejka and Angela (Blair) Porter, her grandchildren: Nicole (Brian) Pettegrew, Andrew Matejka, Lynn Matejka, Stephen (Cassie) Matejka, Elizabeth Matejka, Nicholas Porter and Olivia Porter, great grandchild Lucas Pettegrew, two sisters: Martha Vogt and Barbara Gregg and many other family members and friends.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00AM ~ 1:00PM at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions, 837 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. St Peters, MO. The memorial service will start at 1:00PM.