Catherine Hombeck

Catherine H. Hombeck, 86

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. — Mrs. Catherine Hales Hombeck, 86, moved to her new home (HEAVEN) on June 30, 2014.

She was born in Cumberland County on July 23, 1937 to John Kelly Hales and Gladys G. Hales in the Beaver Dam Community. Graduated from Stedman High School in 1944, and retired from General Mills as a purchasing clerk.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H.J. Hombeck; her parents, John Kelly and Gladys G. Hales; sister, Margaret H. Ray and two brothers, John W. Hales and Earl Hales.

She is survived by two daughters, Cathy T. Gruidle and Linda T. Klas; one son, Richard Earl Troje; one sister, Harriett Hales of Beaver Dam; and her "lifetime" special friend, Mary Elizabeth Bedsole of Peters Creek Community.

Memorial services were held in Eden Prairie on July 2.

Memorials may be made the N.C. Baptist Children's Home, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC.

Announcement by Royal-Hall Funeral Home.

Funeral Home

Royal Hall Funeral Home
301 McKoy St. Clinton, NC 28328
(910) 592-4127

Published in The Sampson Independent from July 10 to July 11, 2014