Kathryn Durbin

Kathryn Durbin, 87, of Elkhart, died Monday February 20, 2017. The South Bend native was born May 4, 1929 to Jacob N. & Ester (Brady) Wagener. On February 21, 1948 Kathryn married Noble A. Durban (Sr.) in South Bend. Noble preceded her in death on February 14, 2001 after 53 years of marriage. Kathryn was a member of New Life Church in Osceola. In addition to her parents & husband, she was also preceded in death by her sister, Julia Ann Wagener and son-in-law, Bill Middleton. Kathryn is survived by her children, Wende (Dave) Allard of Osceola and Sally J. (Dennis) Parker, Carrie Middleton and Noble A. Durbin, Jr, all of Elkhart; her sister Martha L. Pickens in Tennessee; sisters-in-law, Donna Eberlein and Patty (Clyde) Slocum, both of Elkhart, Judy (Buck) Shaw and Jaye Durbin, both in Florida; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Funeral Services 2:00 Wednesday March 1, 2017 in Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley, with Rev. Dr. Michael A. Cramer officiating. Friends may call Tuesday from 5-8pm in the funeral home. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family’s preferred memorial is the Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545. To share a remembrance of Kathryn or to extend condolences to her family, please visit www.chapelhillmemorial.com.