Katherine Cruse

Katherine Cruse, 87, of Hodgenville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

She was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church.

Katherine was a loving mother, mamaw and sister. "She will be sadly missed by her family."

She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Atha Salsman Hornback; two brothers, Paul and Otis Hornback; a sister, Geneva Hutcherson; and a granddaughter, Nicki Cruse.

She is survived by three sons, Charles (Maxine) Cruse of Moline, Illinois, Rick (Debbie) Cruse of Buffalo and Linny (Tammy) Cruse of Hodgenville; three daughters, Bonnie Cruse of Buffalo, Atha (Jerry) Philhower of Laurel, Montana, and Doris (Mike) Nickell of Florissant, Colorado; three brothers, Ed Hornback of Brooks, Jim (Ruth) Hornback of Hodgenville and Bill (Nellie) of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two sisters, Betty Klokner of Binghamton, New York, and Aline (Melvine) Mortensen of Hodgenville; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel with Melvin Mortensen officiating.
Burial follows in South Fork Church Cemetery.

Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and continues at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

William R. Rust Funeral Home-Hodgenville Chapel
612 North Lincoln Boulevard Hodgenville, KY 42748
(502) 358-3552
Published in The News-Enterprise on Aug. 22, 2014