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Catherine "Katie" B (Balsamo) Meyer

October 19, 1926 ~ November 26, 2018 (age 92)

Madison-Catherine “Katie” B. Meyer, age 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 26, 2018 at Segoe Gardens Assisted Living in Madison. Kate was born October 19, 1926, in Madison, WI, the daughter of Rosario “Roy” and Josephine (Lombardino) Balsamo. Katie worked for many years at Lombardino’s Restaurant, at Meyer Framing of which she was co-owner. Katie also owned and operated her own business known as Meyer Intimate Apparel and she also did food demos until her retirement.  Katie volunteered for many years at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.  She enjoyed playing cards with her friends as well as hosting gatherings with family and friends. She will be missed!

Katie is survived by her children, Ronald (Marlene) Alexander of Montello, WI, Richard Alexander of Stoughton, WI, and Karen Rogers of Madison, WI.  She is further survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edwin E. Alexander; her second husband, Art Meyer; her parents, Roy and Josephine Balsamo; sister, Pauline; brother, Joe and her grandson, Jonathan Alexander.

The family would like to extend its gratitude to all those who helped at Segoe Gardens Assisted Living, Agrace Hospice of Fitchburg, and all those who helped in any way.  All your exceptional care and compassion is greatly appreciated.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am on Friday, November 30, 2018 at OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 401 S Owen Dr, Madison, with Msgr. Kenneth Fiedler presiding.  A visitation will be held from 10am until the time of service. Entombment will follow the service at Resurrection Cemetery in Madison. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

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