Katherine Mary Garst

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Katherine Mary Garst

January 30, 1921 - November 05, 2018

Katherine Mary Garst, 97, of rural Thorntown, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018. She was born at the east edge of Marion County, in Lawrence, Indiana, on January 30, 1921, a daughter of the late Andrew and Louise ( Strasburger ) Klotz.
Educated in Lawrence Township, she was a 1938 graduate of Oaklandon High School. Prior to her marriage, she worked at the Indianapolis Star in the Business Office.
On April 28, 1951, Katherine married Edward Joseph Garst in Lawrence, Indiana. He preceded her in death on October 9, 2000. Together they raised a son, Joseph C. Garst who passed away in May 2018. Katherine is survived by her daughter-in-law, Wanda and five grandchildren, Jody, Sarah, Jeremy, Kevin and Ellie Garst. In addition to her husband and son, Katherine was preceded in death by two brothers, Andrew Conrad Klotz and Bernard George Klotz; and a sister, Mary Louise Mary Lou Garst.
Katherine enjoyed doing taxes and worked for H & R Block for approximately 10 years. She enjoyed living on a farm her entire life and took pride in sewing, canning and caring for her family.
The Rosary will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday November 9, 2018 with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana. Funeral Mass will be Saturday November 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St Josephs Catholic Church, 319 East South Street, Lebanon with burial to follow at St Josephs Cemetery in Lebanon.
Memorial donations may be made to Boone County 4-H Joe Garst Memorial Scholarship, St Joseph Church or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences: www.myersmortuary.com
Published on November 6, 2018
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