Kathy Stower 1953–2019 Apache Junction, AZ—Kathy (Shields) Stower, age 66 of Apache Junction, AZ, passed away at her home on July 4, 2019 surrounded by her children. Born in Faribault, MN on March 20, 1953 to Shirley and Arthur Shields. Kathy attended Immaculate Conception grade school and Bethlehem Academy High School. She married Jim Stower and resided in South St. Paul then Stanchfield, both in Minnesota and later moved to Apache Junction, AZ. She is survived by her children, Kelly (Danny) Fredin of Stanchfield, MN, Daniel Stower of Stanchfield, MN; grandchildren Shelby and Emma Fredin; sisters Patricia Shields of Rochester, MN, Peggy (Donald) Paulson of Faribault; nieces and nephews, Jennifer (Seth) Canterbury, Nathan (Amber) Paulson, Cullen Paulson, Siriana Paulson. Proceeded in death by her spouse, Jim Stower; parents, Shirley Shields and Arthur Shields; brother, Kevin Shields; nephew, Nicholas Paulson and many aunts, uncles, close friends and longtime friend William Terrio. An open house will be held as a Celebration of Life in her honor on Sunday, August 11, 2019, from 1-5:00 p.m., located at Nessel Township, 49205 Acacia Trail, Stanchfield, MN 55080.