CATHERINE E. KIELPIKOWSKI VALPARAISO, IN Catherine E. Kielpikowski, 90, of Valparaiso, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013. She was born September 8, 1922 in Logansport, IN to Arthur and Helen (Fey) Becker. On July 3, 1942, she married George Kielpikowski who passed away May 28, 2008 after 65 years of marriage. Catherine is survived by her children: Alan (Kay) Kielpikowski of Valparaiso, Kathy (Loyd) Watkins of Alabama, and Janice (George) Ault of Valparaiso; 8 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and her sister, Helen Garrett of Valparaiso. Preceding her in death, in addition to her husband, are her parents; brothers: Arthur and George Becker; and sisters: Geneva Harris, Dorothy Beach, and Pauline Gast. Catherine was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She was a farmer and homemaker. Visitation will be on Wednesday 3:00-7:00 PM at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St., Valparaiso. Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 201 N. Washington St., Valparaiso. The Rev. Dr. John J. Santoro will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made Trinity Lutheran Church Stained Glass Fund. Please feel free to sign our on-line guestbook at bartholomewnewhard.com
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Bartholomew Funeral Home - Valparaiso
102 E. Monroe St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Published in The Times on Apr. 30, 2013