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Kathryn Mahan

1929 - 2019
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Kathryn Mahan

Lafayette - Kathryn I. Mahan 89, of Lafayette, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 at St. Mary's Healthcare in Lafayette, IN.

She was born December 7, 1929 in Milford, IN to the late Russell Hollar Sr. and Daisy I. (Gall) Hollar.

On March 30, 1947 she married John J. Mahan in Nappanee, IN. Together they owned and operated Mahan Builders, Inc. until their retirement. He preceded her in death on February 3, 2010.

Kate loved to garden, travel, read and fish.

She is survived by three children: Teresa (Floyd) Crum of West Palm Beach, FL, Jim (Deb) of Lafayette, and Ronald (Deborah) of Tallahassee, FL. Also surviving are a daughter-in-law Belinda Mahan of Lafayette, her brother, Russell Hollar Jr. (Donna) of Milford, IN, 9 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Along with her husband and parents, she is also preceded in death by her son Ed Mahan.

Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Thursday, October 31 at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Funeral service will begin immediately following visitation. Burial to follow at Spring Vale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Kate's honor to the Please share memories and condolences online at
Published in the Journal & Courier from Oct. 28 to Oct. 30, 2019
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