Catherine Peek Wolf
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SHREVEPORT, LA - Catherine Peek Wolf Kennedy, age 96, a longtime resident of Shreveport, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2014, in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was predeceased by her parents, Lois Bice Peek and Samuel F. Peek, Jr. of Oxford, Louisiana and husbands, Dr. Robert E. Wolf, and Bennett Z. Kennedy, Jr. of Shreveport. She was also predeceased by son Richard E. Wolf of San Antonio, brother Dr. Gordon W. Peek of Baton Rouge and sister Dorothy Mayes of Port
Mrs. Kennedy was born December 10, 1917 in Oxford, Louisiana. After graduating from the TriState Nursing School in Shreveport, she served many years as an RN at Charity Hospital, where she met and married Dr. Robert E. Wolf, who was killed in WWII. She subsequently married Bennett Z. Kennedy, Jr., who died in 1971.
Later in life, she moved to Little Rock to be near family.
She is survived by sons Dr. Robert H. Wolf of Little Rock and wife Judy; Dr. Samuel W. Kennedy of Boston and wife Patricia Cunningham; daughter-in-law Dr. Charlotte Wolf Austin of San Antonio; brother Samuel A. Peek of Tulsa; six grandchildren, Robert Wolf, Ashley Mortimer, Terri Lowe, Richard Wolf, Lissa McBurney and Caleb Kennedy, and many great-grandchildren and nieces.
Mrs. Kennedy was a lifelong Presbyterian and a longtime member of Broadmoor Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed church activities, gardening and antiquing. Mrs. Kennedy was devoted to her family and to the nursing profession. After retirement, she was able to travel widely and visit the countries she most wanted to see. She lived a full life, engaged in her many interests, which also included a great enjoyment of books and music. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mrs. Kennedy will be interred at Forest Park Cemetery in Shreveport and a family memorial service will be planned in Little Rock at a later date.
Arrangements are by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rocok, Ark. (501-224-8300). For those wishing to make a memorial, the family suggests the church or
Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway Little Rock, AR 72211
Published in Shreveport Times on June 29, 2014