Florence Cattrell 1924-2015
Florence E. Cattrell, 91, Holton, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Medicalodges Jackson County.
She was born Jan. 17, 1924, in Ordway, Colo., the daughter of William and Josephine “Josie” Kulhanek Burton. She attended school in Birmingham and had lived all of her life in the Jackson County area.
Mrs. Cattrell was a homemaker. She also sold Avon and was a custodian for Moser Clinic for many years.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church and also a member of Circle at the church.
She married Ralph Dilman Cattrell on Dec. 25, 1943, in Holton. He died March 3, 2005. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Edna Taylor and Ruby Wheeler; and two brothers, Everett and Marvin Burton.
Survivors include four daughters, Phyllis Tannahill, Holton, Wilma Mosher and husband Melvin, Odessa, Mo., Connie Woltje and husband Ernie, Circleville, and Mary Vaincourt and husband Ross, Holton; two sons, Larry Cattrell and wife Rita, Circleville, and Charles Cattrell and wife Ardeth, Topeka; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Holton Cemetery. There will be no formal visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.