Catherine L. King

October 10, 1919 - July 15, 2013

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Catherine L. King, 93, of Evansville passed away Monday July 15, 2013 at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was born October 10, 1919 in Evansville to John Frederick and Louise (Klein) King.

Catherine retired from Woolworth Company after 40 years of service. She was a member of Nativity Catholic Church where she never missed helping at fish fries and the summer socials.

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Raymond and William King and nephew, Gary King.

She is survived by her sisters, Bettye King of Evansville and Dorothy Sanders of St. Louis, MO; brother, Frederick King of Ft. Smith, AR; nieces and nephews, Kenneth King, James, Robert and Richard Sanders, Mary Ann Kincaid, Janice VanHorn, Michael, John, Jeffrey, Donald, William, Steven and Randall King, Sharon Titzer and Judith Flittner; 34 great nieces and nephews and 36 great great nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 2:00 - 8:00 pm Thursday July 18, 2013 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN 47714 with a memorial service at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue from 9:30 - 10:00 am Friday at Nativity Catholic Church, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 am Friday July 19, 2013 at the church with Fr. Henry Kuykendall officiating.

Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff at St. Mary's ICU and Comfort Care for their kind and compassionate care of Catherine. Also a special thank you to Dr. James Hambidge for this wonderful care.

Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation, 4424 Vogel Rd, Ste 205 Evansville, IN 47715 or Nativity Catholic Church, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.

Condolences may be made online at

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