Kathleen “Kathy” Witte, 73, Ireland

Kathleen “Kathy” Witte, 73, of Ireland, died Sunday (July 8) at her home. She was born in Jasper July 9, 1944, to Oscar and Genevieve (Schuler) Temple. She married Leroy Witte July 2, 1966, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. He died September 22, 2015.

Kathy retired from Jasper Rubber Products where she worked for 51 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Ireland.

She is survived by two sons, Mark Witte and wife Keri, Celestine, and Keith Witte and wife Lisa, Ireland; four grandchildren; Cole and Max Witte and Hannah and Claire Witte; and two brothers, Myron Temple and wife Donna and Duane Temple and wife Donna, all of Ireland.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son, Kurt Witte, and two sisters, Mary Louise Temple, who died in infancy, and Shirley Hoffman.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Church or to the Dubois County Humane Society. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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