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Katherine A. Hofmeyer, 58


Katherine A. Hofmeyer, 58, of Fowler, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at her residence. She was born September 24, 1955 in Lafayette, IN, to Tom and Margaret Hofmeyer. Katherine graduated from Benton Central High School in 1972. She attended Indiana State University for two years. Feeling a calling to serve her country, Katherine joined the U.S. Army in 1975. She served in the Army for four years as a military police officer, and was stationed in Germany. Upon returning to the states in 1979, she settled in Terre Haute, IN and took a job working for Eli Lilly and Company laboratories at Clinton, IN, and later transferring to the Tippecanoe location to be closer to her family. She retired from Eli Lilly when Evoniks acquired the plant and worked for them for several years.

Katherine enjoyed playing guitar and singing; she played for many churches and choir groups. She took great pleasure in God's beautiful nature. She loved traveling, shopping, movies and sharing her talents such as upholstery, ceramics, flower gardening. She was an amazing cook. She also was a member of the American Legion.

She is survived by her parents, Tom and Margaret, and her five siblings: William Hofmeyer and Ken (wife: Christine) Hofmeyer, all of Fowler, Lori (husband: Paul) Shultz of Earl Park, Alan (wife: Lesa) Hoymeyer, of Otterbein, and Carol Hofmeyer Chapman of Fowler.

She is also survived by eight nieces and nephews, Samuel and Benjamen Hofmeyer, Sarah, Jacob, Maria and Elizabeth Hofmeyer, and Justin and Emma Shultz. She was also blessed to have a great-nephew, Jayce Hofmeyer. Also surviving is a sister-in-law Polly Hofmeyer.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11am., Monday, April 14, 2014, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at Earl Park, IN. Friends may visit with the family, immediately following Mass, at the luncheon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your choice of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or Benton County .

Published in the Journal & Courier from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2014
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