Katie Kauffman

July 18, 1924 — September 2, 2016

Katie Kauffman

Biography

KATIE W. (SCHROCK) KAUFFMAN, 92, of rural Arthur passed away at 6:10 P.M. on Friday, September 2, 2016 at Mason Point in Sullivan, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Sunnyside Mennonite Church, rural Arcola, with Rev. Larry Rocke officiating. Burial will be in the Sunnyside Mennonite Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the church. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Katie was born on July 18, 1924 in Arcola, IL. She was a daughter of William B and Elsie (Kauffman) Schrock. She married Melvin Kauffman on March 2, 1944. He passed away on June 21, 1994.

She is survived by three sons, Virgil L. (Sarah) Kauffman, Clifford (Debby) Kauffman and Larry (Delores) Kauffman all of Arthur; three daughters, Mrs. Paul (Dorothy) Otto and Carolyn Kauffman all of Arthur, and Mrs. Larry (Sharon) Rocke, of Tuscola; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Lucy (Chris) Yutzy; and two sister-in-law’s, Lucy Schrock and Elsie Schrock.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one grandson, Justin Kauffman, one great-grandson, Tanner Tabb, three brothers, Martin Schrock, Ben Schrock and Levi Schrock and two sisters, Ida Schrock and Caroline Miller.

Katie enjoyed quilting, cleaning and mowing her lawn. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and loved family time.

Memorials may be made to the Sunnyside Mennonite Church.


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