Katie McClure

Katie McClure, 90, of Elkhart, died Sunday October 30, 2016. She was born in Wurzburg, Germany on October 10, 1926 to Christoph H. & Julian (Giegerich) Burger. On December 15, 1956, Katie married James S. McClure in Wurzburg and in 2004 he preceded her in death after 47 years of marriage. She retired from Domore Office Furniture in Elkhart and enjoyed the monthly gatherings with the Domore retirees. She cherished the time spent with family & friends, travelling in their motorhome, visiting relatives in Germany, spending the winters in Florida, riding her bicycle (well into her 80’s) and playing cards. She also enjoyed crafts, crochet, sewing and cooking for her family. In addition to her husband, Katie was also preceded in death by 4 brothers and 1 sister. She is survived by her children, Evelyn Burger & Klaus Burger, both in Germany, Helmut “Hal” (Rose) McClure of Bristol, Brigitte (Ken) Fedesna of Hawthorn Woods IL, Robert McClure, Peter (Marilyn) McClure and Henry McClure, al of Elkhart; sisters, Annaliese & Fransizka in America and Waltrud in Germany; her grandchildren, Deanna (Lionel) Williams in Maryland, Tyson (Brittany) Kritzman of Elkhart Laura McClure & Sara (Andy) Stevens, both of North Liberty, Jennifer Fedesna of Mundelein IL, Alicia McClure of Goshen and Kelly Crimaldi & Dylan McClure, both of Elkhart and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services 11:00 Wednesday November 2, 2016 in Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Hwy, where friends may call for one hour prior to services. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family’s preferred memorial is the American Diabetes Association. To leave a remembrance of Katie or to extend condolences to her family, please visit us at www.chapelhillmemorial.com.

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