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Katherine A. Wood

July 2, 1914 — June 28, 2016

Katherine A. Wood

WODEN – Katherine A. Wood, 101, of Woden died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Titonka Care Center.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Saturday, July 2nd at First Presbyterian Church in Woden with Rev. Dr. Glenn Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Bingham Township Cemetery south of Woden.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P.M., Friday at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel, 310 Main St., in Woden and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorials may be directed to First Presbyterian Church in Woden, Titonka Care Center or to the donor’s choice.

Katherine Adella Wood, the daughter of William and Maybelle (Buckton) Kreitlow, was born July 2, 1914 on a farm near Forest City. She attended country school near her home and Forest City High School. On April 22, 1937 she was married to John E. Wood at the Forest City Methodist parsonage. They lived near Woden where they raised their two children, Kathleen and Roger. Katherine helped on the farm and tended a large garden. She was active in 4-H as a leader, band mothers, her church and the Woden Senior Citizens. She enjoyed cooking, dancing, sewing, crossword puzzles, cards, traveling and would always say yes to going on trips with her family.

Katherine is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (Richard) Rasmuson of Mason City; a son, Roger (Patricia) Wood of Woden; grandchildren, Mark (Brenda) Rasmuson of Clear Lake, Susan (Keith) Baldwin of Rockwell, Sarah (Russ) Cannon of Tyler, TX, Michael Rasmuson of Mason City, Penny (David) Kirschbaum of Wilton and Jon (Jeanna) Wood of Hartford, SD; fifteen great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Claribel DeVries of Buffalo Center; a brother-in-law, Melvin (Mary) Wood of Battle Creek, MI; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John in 1999; her parents; and two brothers, Elwin and Warren.
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Friday, July 1, 2016

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Cataldo Funeral Home - Woden Chapel

310 Main Avenue, Woden, IA 50484

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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

First Presbyterian Church

22 Bush Avenue, Woden, IA 50484

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