Catherine C. Hoelscher(1916 - 2013)

Catherine C. "Katie" Hoelscher, 96, Washington, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, in Washington.

Katie, daughter of the late David Hoelscher and wife Frances, nee Westhoelter, was born Nov. 22, 1916, in Krakow. She was a lifetime parishioner of St. Gertrude Catholic Church, Krakow.

Katie was preceded in death by her parents, David and Frances Hoelscher; two brothers, Ferdinand Hoelscher and Tony Hoelscher; five sisters, Gertrude Alfermann, Frances Voss, Mamie Spaunhorst, Alvina Hoelscher and Theola Mae Busch.

She is survived by two sisters, Verona Elbert and husband John, and Thecla Sieve, all of Washington; many nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Miller Funeral Home, Washington.

A funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 25, at St. Gertrude Catholic Church, Krakow. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to St. Gertrude Catholic Church.

The Hoelscher family was served by Miller Funeral Home, Washington.

Published in The Missourian on July 31, 2013