Lois Katch Obituary

Lois Ruth Katch
Lois R. Katch
Lois Ruth Katch

August 14, 1925 - November 8, 2005
Born in Early, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Lois Ruth Katch, 80, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 8, 2005 at Mercy Hospital. The body has been cremated and memorial services will be 10 AM Friday, November 11 at St Ambrose Cathedral where she was married 52 years ago. A rosary will be recited on Thursday at 6:00 PM at Westover Funeral Home with family present from 4:30 to 8 PM

Lois was born August 14, 1925 in Early, Iowa to Carl and Collette Mohr. She grew up in Early and came to Des Moines to attend AIB. She worked as a secretary. She married Vincent Katch on October 10, 1953. They have seven children. She enjoyed her large family and spending time together. Lois was loved and admired by her husband, children and their families.

Lois is survived by her husband Vincent and their seven children: Karla Renda of Des Moines, Karen (Bob) Hunter of Urbandale, Kim (Mike) Briley of Rembrandt, Kurt (Kim) Katch of Urbandale, Kent (Kim) Katch of Clive, Kelly Katch and fiancée Barbara Davis of Altoona, Keith (Cindy) Katch of Victoria, Texas, twelve grandchildren Jenny (Joe) Price, Joe Renda, Justin (Miranda) Briley, Alexis Briley, Ashley, Lauren, Adam, Danielle, Jessica, Ryan, Elyse and Nick Katch, two great grandchildren, Hunter Price and Phoenix Briley, two sisters Elayne (Verne) Reiman of Carroll and Mary Margaret (Duane) Wachter of Hinton, and sister-in-law Frances (Joel) McVey of Marshalltown.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Kenneth and John Mohr.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, November 10, 2005
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Ambrose Cathedral
607 High Street
Des Moines, IA US 50309
Friday, November 11, 2005
10:00 AM


American Heart Association
1111 Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA 50314