Katheryn A. (Hurst) Roesch

Born: Mon., Jan. 8, 1912
Died: Wed., Mar. 3, 2010


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Mar. 08, 2010
Location: - Not available -

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Mar. 09, 2010

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Katheryn A. Roesch

January 8, 1912 – March 3, 2010



Former South Bend, Mishawaka resident Katheryn Adonis Roesch, 98, of Berrien Springs, MI died at 1:16 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, 2010 in Old Farm Living Center, Berrien Springs.  Mrs. Roesch was born January 8, 1912 in Marion, IN to Edith (Moser) and Elias Hurst and lived most of her life in the Michiana area.  She is survived by two daughters, Mary Fitterling-Putz (Kevin) of Lakeville, IN and Brenda Ropp (Bill) of Berrien Springs; two sons, Karl “Larry” Roesch (Sharon) of Homestead, FL and Robert “Bob” Roesch of Davenport, IA; seven grandchildren, Anne Wiltsey (Jamie), Lisa Medina (Victor), Scott Fitterling (April), Lori Gonzalez (Marco), Julie Harmon (David), Sheila Spotts (Craig), and Heather Manning; and 13 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Madalyn McPherson and two brothers, Robert and Gerald Hurst.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She was an avid fan of crossword puzzles, cooking shows and reading mystery novels and was always ready for a good game of checkers.  She loved the family home at the lake and spent many hours playing cards with her sister, children and grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 9th in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Rd with Rev. James W. Campbell officiating.  Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka.  Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday, March 8th in the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Borgess Hospice, 348 Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI, 49007-3830.  Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at www.welsheimer.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Katheryn's memory to the following organization:

Borgess Hospice
348 N Burdick St, Kalamazoo, MI, 49007

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Bill and Sharon Manning
   Posted Sun March 07, 2010
Heather, Sheila, Bob,
We wont be there but we do hope you have a comfortable funeral for Katheryn. Take it easy and enjoy the comfort of your family and friends visiting. Be careful on the long drive home and we will chase Alexandra and Brandon for you. I can pet the all the pets but Matte for you.
Sharon and Bill