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Kathren Muehlenkamp

August 19, 1945 — February 12, 2022

North Platte

Kathren Ann (Trosper) Muehlenkamp, 76, of North Platte, Nebraska, died February 12, 2022 surrounded by her loving family at Great Plains Health in North Platte.

Kathren was born August 19, 1945 in Hastings to Chester and Claribelle Mitchell.

Kathy married Raymond McDowell and to this union they were blessed with four daughters. Later they divorced and she married Paul Trosper and she added two step-children to the family. After Paul passed away she married Henry (Hank) Muehlenkamp and to this marriage she gained four step-children.

Throughout her life she worked at Grandpa’s Steakhouse.  She later moved to Cozad where she worked at Monroe’s. When she married Paul, Kathy and the girls moved to Gothenburg. After Paul passed away Kathy married Henry and moved to North Platte where she resided.

She loved her family and really enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also loved going on trike rides with Hank and going to Cody Park for Ice Cream. Camping and doing all kinds of crafts were also on her long list of things she loved to do.

Kathy is survived by her husband Henry Muehlenkamp of North Platte NE, Daughters Kay (Mike) Christensen of Kearney NE, Kelli (Charlie) Burkey of Lexington, NE, Tammy Garcia of Kearney NE, and Terri (Dave) Wilder of Elwood NE. Step Children Doris Trosper, Dale Trosper, Kathleen (Jim) Kramer, Caroline Luse,Cynthia(Peter) Vander Meer, and Russ (Bobbi) Muehlenkamp . Brother Jerry (Deb) Mitchell of Kearney NE, Sister-in-Law Sheryl Mitchell of Elm Creek NE and Uncle Jack Welliver of Omaha NE, and several grand children, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and extended family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond McDowell, Husband Paul Trosper, and brother Bob Mitchell.

Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska; Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 4:00 - 7:00 pm with the family present from 4:00-6:00 pm.

Services will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, February 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Susan Sukraw officiating.

Burial will follow in the Gothenburg Cemetery, Gothenburg, NE.

Memorials may be given to Cody Park in Kathy's Name.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, February 15, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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