Oct. 27, 1923 - Oct. 2, 2013
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ELKHART - Katherine R. Jolliff, age 89, of Elkhart, passed away Wed., Oct. 2, 2013, at Eastlake Terrace Assisted Living Center. Katherine was born Oct. 27, 1923, in South Bend, IN, to the late Anton and Anna (Hegedus) Lang. On May 9, 1962, she married Jay Jolliff. He preceded her in death in 2003. Surviving are her sister, Elizabeth Cripe and several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her sisters Helen Guisinger & Anna Lang. Katherine was a graduate of Elkhart High School, class of 1942. She was employed over 40 years with the CTS Corp. in Elkhart before her retirement in 1986. She was a longtime member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Elkhart, and worked many years in the Clothes Closet at the church. She loved being outdoors, spending time bird watching, working in her garden, and loved to travel with her husband, Jay. She had many friends and family, and will be dearly missed. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in the Good Shepherd Mausoleum Chapel on the grounds of Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola. Friends and family may meet prior to the service at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, which is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Paul United Methodist Church, 405 West Beardsley Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46514. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.chapelhillmemorial.com.
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home - Osceola
10776 McKinley Highway Osceola, IN 46561
Published in South Bend Tribune on Oct. 4, 2013