Kathleen M. “Kathy” Brockman passed away July 26, 2020 in Milwaukee. She was born November 30, 1947 in Plymouth, Mass., to the late Manuel and Maryann (Miller) Silva. Dear wife of Patrick for 32 years. She is survived by siblings Barbara (Ron) Sarauer, David (Gail) Silva, Robert Silva, Roy (Mary Rae) Silva, Marianne Breber, Irene (Steve) Todd, Monica (the late Duane) Kornowski, Caroline (Dan) Karr, John Silva and James (Linda) Silva. Sister-in-law of Mark Brockman, Paul Brockman and Mary (Robert “Bones”) DeGroot as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Kathy retired from the Social Security Administration after 30 years of employment and volunteered most of her life for organizations serving people who are blind or visually impaired. She was well respected and used her life to be of service to others. Through the years she received many awards and recognition for her work, including induction into the Milwaukee County Department on Aging Senior Citizen Hall of Fame.
Kathy enjoyed knitting, reading and bowling. She bowled with a blind bowling league for 45 years and served in many positions on the local, state and national levels, including two years as president of the American Blind Bowling Association.