Kate (Rastetter) Nelson ’64

15 April 2024
Kate (Rastetter) Nelson

Class: 1964

Residence: New Buffalo, MI

Deceased: April 28, 2023


Kate came to Carleton from South Side High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana. During her freshman year, she roomed in Myers, which as the time was the newest dorm at Carleton. She terminated her Carleton studies after our freshman year, and ultimately graduated from Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio. She received her master’s degree from Northwestern University.

Kate loved teaching high school English and sharing conversation with her neighbors. She was an avid reader and a great lover of dogs.

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