Catherine J. Zurek, 60, of Goshen, died at 3:30 pm on Friday, January 4, From: Dr. Mike Dibley
2013 at her residence. She was born on October 11, 1952 in Chicago, IL,
to Chester and Rose (Budy) Kroll. On August 19, 1972 in Holly Cross
Cathedral, Chicago she married Thomas Zurek, he survives. Survivors
in addition to her husband are two daughters, Amanda (Sean Cleland)
Zurek of Goshen and Jaclyn (Aaron) Irions of Bristol; a son, Victor
(Joanna) Zurek of Goshen; three grandchildren; her mother, Rose Kroll
of Elkhart; a sister, Rose Conroy of Winfield, IL; and her special
companion, the family pet, Bosco. She was preceded in death by her
father. Cathy, with her husband, was the founder and operator of Tape
Technology and Panel Solutions of Elkhart. She received her Bachelors
of Art degree in education and was an artist having painted one of the
"ELKS" for the Elkhart County Elks on Parade" for CAPS. Cathy was an
artist, animal lover and she enjoyed spending time in Florida and
Chicago with her family and friends. She had also worked for The Truth
newspaper as a special event coordinator. A time of remembrance will
be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday January 8, 2013 at Miller-
Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury. Memorials
may be given to Elkhart County Humane Society or St. Thomas the
Apostle School, Elkhart.
Current Online Condolences
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I am so sorry for your loss! Catherine sure fought the fight and
accomplished that with much humor. I will miss seeing her on our floor
handing out candy bars and throwing in a smart joke while she was at it.
She has a special place in my heart and called her our floors princess! I
miss her greatly. My condolences to the whole family. We are truly going
to miss her.
Nicole Graves BSN RN
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Tom, Vic and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.
We are sorry for your loss.
From: Your friends at Lamart Corporation
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We are deeply saddened by your loss. Cathy was an amazing woman
with the most wonderful spirit. She will be truly missed. You all will be
in our thoughts and prayers.
From: the Bove family
Catherine J. Zurek