MADISON - Kathleen O. "Katie" Sweeney, age 81, of Madison passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at her home.

Katie was born in Long Prairie, MN. She worked as an Occupational Therapist with the State of Wisconsin. She is survived by her cousins, a worldwide multitude of friends whom she considered her family.

Memorial donations to The Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection at The Ruth Kelterer Harris Library in Katie's name would be appreciated: Gifts of any amount in support of the HLATC can be made online at: supportuw.org/giveto/textiles.

To mail a gift, please make check payable to UW Foundation/HLATC and mail to: UW Foundation, US Bank Lockbox, Box 78807, Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807.