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 Katherine Barbara “Kay” <I>Mayerle</I> Childs

Katherine Barbara “Kay” Mayerle Childs

Keewatin, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
Death 25 Dec 1982 (aged 70)
Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 29540595 · View Source
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Katherine "Kay" Mayerle Childs (70)daughter of Frances Primozich Majerle (1877 - 1964) and Joseph Majerle. Her parents built one of the first log cabin homes in Keewatin, MN.

On Sept. 4, 1937 in Nashwauk, MN Katherine "Kay" Barbara Mayerle married Delbert Guy Childs the second of five children born to Guy Truman Childs and May Barbara Steiber. Delbert's father was also a iron ore miner. They lived nearly all of their married life in Grand Rapids, MN. Kay and Del did not have children. Del and Kay lived in the city of Grand Rapids, MN but also owned land and a cabin on Lake Pokegama where they loved to fish and take boat rides. Upon Del's retirement, they sold their house in Grand Rapids, MN and moved to their lake front property on Lake Pokegama, MN. Here is where they boated, fished, hunted, gardened, watched willife and her husband did woodcrafting in his shop. They kept a beautiful lawn with all sorts of flowers. When Kay died, Del missed her greatly and especially would mention what a great cook she was. His favorite supper Kay made was Italian spaghetti.

At Kay's funeral four of her brothers Joe, Frank, Leonard (Antionette)of Nashwauk, MN and Robert were pallbearers.

Her brother, Joe Mayerle, was the owner of Joe Mayerle Construction And Remodelling in Nashwauk, MN

Frank Mayerle b. Apr. 15, 1915 d. Mar. 22, 1990

Family Members

Gravesite Details Wife of Delbert Guy Childs; Daugher-in-law of Guy and May Childs; Sister of Frank, Leonard, Joseph and Robert Mayerle





  • Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
  • Added: 3 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29540595
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Barbara “Kay” Mayerle Childs (24 Oct 1912–25 Dec 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29540595, citing Itasca Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Evelyn Rowe Nelson (contributor 47040334) .