Kathleen (Kathy) Marie Maldonado,57, of Milwaukee, WI, passed Tuesday, March 12,2019 in Milwaukee, WI. Kathy was born Dec. 11, 1961 in Traverse City, MI the daughter of Julia Schocko and Howard Martell. She was a proud member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and loved being Odawa. She enjoyed, spending time with family and friends, visiting her homeland of Peshawbestown, MI, sewing, beading and dancing at powwows. Kathy graduated with a technical degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College and worked as a CNC machinist. She is survived by her husband, Raul Maldonado; her son Rudy Maldonado; her stepchildren; Raul and Mari Maldonado;her grandchildren; Rudy, Elliana, Romero, Destiny, Alexus, Damien, Anthony and Angel; and her siblings, Roseanne Schocko, Angus Schocko, Carol Schocko, Shirley Bennett, Bill Martell, and Kenny Martell. She was proceeded in death by her mother, Julia Schocko, her father Howard Martell, her daughter, Monica Maldonado and her sister, Judy Schocko. She will be missed by all that were blessed to know her.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 22nd 10am-1pm at the Witkowiak Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 12pm.