Cathi Havermann

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Cathi Marie Havermann, 44, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Thursday, March 5, 2020. at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids.

The family will greet friends from 4 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at The Legacy Center at Murdoch-Linwood, Cedar Rapids with the rosary to follow at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 2:30 p.m. with visitation to begin at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids. Burial will be at Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.

Cathi was born May 29, 1975, in Cedar Rapids, a daughter of Leonard Chmelicek and Bette Huntington. She graduated from Regis High School in 1993 and received her FSHN degree at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. On Sept. 19, 1998, Cathi married Craig Havermann in Cedar Rapids. She worked at Diamond V/Cargill as a Q.A. manager. Cathi was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.

Cathi adored her family. Her love for her children and her husband filled her life. She was passionate about helping others and a dedicated advocate for people with special needs. Cathi worked closely with children affected by autism and dyslexia. She loved watching movies and cooking for her family. Together they enjoyed everything “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter,” superheroes and Iowa State Cyclones.

Cathi is survived by her husband, Craig Havermann; children, Megan and Luke Havermann, all of Cedar Rapids; parents, Leonard Chmelicek of Ely, Iowa, and Bette Huntington of Cedar Rapids; sister, Brenda Ann Holub and her daughter, Kaylee, of Cedar Rapids; father- and mother-in-law, Swede (Judy) Havermann of Carroll, Iowa; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Brian (Martha) Havermann and their children, Chloe and Mitch, Mark (Sheryl) Havermann and their children, Aleigha, Kielynn and Brielle, Brent (Deb) Havermann and their children, Haley, Grant and Sofia, Brenda (Brent) Peatrowsky and their children, Morgan and Josie, and Todd (Sara) Havermann and their children Wyatt and Jace; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Leonard and Lucy Chmelicek and Lyle and Irene Huntington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Memories of Cathi may be shared at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.

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