Catherine I. Black, age 92, died early Thursday morning, August 21, 2014, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas.
She was born April 20, 1922, at Elkhart, Kansas, the daughter of Roscoe and Mary (Griffith) Wasson. As a young girl she attended the Meade school system, graduating from Meade High School in 1940. After her graduation, she made her home in Meade where she worked as an office assistant for the sale barn and the gas company, as well as, maintaining her home.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Order of Eastern Star. She enjoyed cooking, attending church, fraternal meetings, and spending time with her family and friends.
On August 1, 1940, she married Lawrence Dale Black at Meade, Kansas. He precedes her in death on October 10, 1998.
She is survived by:
A daughter, Roxie Harris of Topeka, Kansas
A brother, Chester Wasson of Meade, Kansas
Two grandsons, Sean Harris of Topeka, Kansas
Shane Harris of Las Vegas, Nevada
A great-granddaughter, Addison Kegan-Harris of Lawrence, Kansas
Several nieces and nephews
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 25, 2014, at Graceland Cemetery, Meade. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, to sign the guest register. The casket will remain closed. Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery.
The family would welcome memorials to the Humane Society in care of the funeral home.
She was much “loved” and will be missed.