Catherine Louise Schattke

March 19, 1938 - July 27, 2012

Catherine Louise Schattke, 74, of Holts Summit, passed away Friday, July 27, 2012, at Capital Region Medical Center. She was born in Aurora, Ill., March 19, 1938, and lived near there much of her life. She lived in Fort Wayne, Ind., from 1987 to 2004. Since then she has lived in Rocheport and Holts Summit, Missouri. She was married to Thomas (Tom) Schattke on May 25, 1984. After a long bout with cancer, she entered her rest just before the beginning of Sabbath on July 27 at about 8:00 p.m. She is survived by her husband Tom, her children, David Griggs, Tammie Oliver, Kim Thayer, Cindy Bitterman, Jeffery Griggs, Kevin Griggs, and step-children Carl, Arthur, Nathan and Jonathan Schattke, Nora Parkman and Elise Wilson, 30 grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters. She was a dedicated member of the Evangelistic Assembly of Yahweh in Holts Summit. She had worked very successfully as a homemaker, factory manager, and day care provider. Her spirit of love, friendship and grace drew people to her from her own family to total strangers and the nurses who cared for her. A memorial service will be held August 5, 2012, at Yahweh's Assembly in Messiah; 401 N. Roby Farm Rd., Rocheport, from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. A short program will start about 3:00 p.m. Another Memorial service will be held in Northern Illinois on August 12, 2012. Details later. Arrangements are under the direction of Heartland Cremation & Burial Society of Jefferson City. Condolences may be left online at

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