Kathe G. McAdoo, 85, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at her residence.
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She was born and reared in Germany, the daughter of the late Lena and Adam Geideck. A waitress most her life, she loved pleasing people and made many friends after moving to the United States. She succumbed after many health setbacks and was a fighter to the end. She loved animals and was a friend of the SPCA.
She is survived by a daughter, Brigitte M. Elko and husband, Michael J. Elko III; grandchildren, Michael J. Elko IV and wife, Stacey, Christopher W. Elko and wife, Anna B., and Karen Elko Wellington; great-grandchildren, Abby E. Crosier, Olivia B. Elko and Aerolyn Smith; stepgreat-granddaughter, Caitlin Pangman; dear friends, Jeanne and Barry Amos and daughter, Katie Amos, and Trisha Coleman.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, with Monsignor Michael Schmied officiating. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on Mar. 17, 2014