Catherine C. “Katie” Ward, 79, of Decatur, died on Monday, July 25, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Adams County to Charley P. and Esther N. (Stevens) Ward.
Katie attended Woodcrest chapel services and retired in 1980 from General Electric after 25 years of service. She was a member of the G.E. Quarter-Century Club and the Retired Ladies of G.E., and was a former member of the Heart Club of Adams County and the Adams County Diabetes Association.
She is survived by three nieces, Linda Springer of Decatur; Sandy Jones of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Teresa Simon of Decatur; and several greatnieces and greatnephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Charley J. Ward, and a sister, Helen M. Johnson.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 29, 2011, at the funeral home. Pastor Ken Hogg will be officiating.
Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials are to Heart Club of Adams County.