Catherine Huette

Staff Writer
Morton Times-News

EAST PEORIA — Catherine J. Huette, 78, died at 1:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

She was born Oct. 21, 1931, in East Peoria to Dan and Bessie (Frey) Huette.

Surviving are her brother-in-law, Norman Roth of East Peoria; and one nephew, Jim (Theresa) Roth of Morton.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Maxine Roth.

She began employment at Interlocking Fence Co., which later became Morton Buildings, after graduating from East Peoria Community High School, working there until her retirement in 2008. She also worked part time for Roth Auction Service in East Peoria.

She was a member of First Mennonite Church and Kennel Lake Sportsman’s Club, both in Morton.

Services were Saturday at First Mennonite Church in Morton. The Rev. Doane Brubaker officiated. A lunch and fellowship followed services at the church. Cremation was accorded. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Tremont at a later date.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home in Morton was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian Restmor or First Mennonite Church, both in Morton; or to the St. Jude Runners Association in Peoria.

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