Obituaries

Laura Jean Catherwood

Nov 2, 2020
Catherwood, Laura Jean news

Services:

1:00 PM, Friday, November 6, 2020, at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th Street, Waterloo

Visitation:

for an hour before services at the funeral home.

Cemetery:

Greenwood Cemetery, Quasqueton

Memorials:

Cards sent to the funeral home will be forwarded to the family

Biography

Laura Jean Catherwood, 83, of Waukee, formerly of Quasqueton, died on Monday, November 2, 2020. She was born at home on August 29, 1937, in New Hartford, the daughter of Ernie and Evelyn (Jepperson) Luck and attended New Hartford High School.

Laura married Robert Catherwood on March 25, 1954; he died December 22, 1994. The couple made their home in the Jesup area before moving to Quasqueton in 1979. Laura worked at Bishop’s Buffet in Waterloo, had been a secretary for B&H Mobile Home Park in Quasqueton, and also a supervisor at American Heritage Painting and Glassware in Waterloo.

She is survived by two sons, Rick (Karie) Catherwood of Vinton and DuWayne (Shelia) Catherwood of Crossville, TN; two daughters, Debbie O’Connor of Apache Junction, AZ and Becky (Randy) Linn of Des Moines; 7 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and a sister, Emma DeVries of Greene.

Laura is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 3 sisters, Clara Duecker, Nina Carlin and Barbara Gott; and 3 brothers, William, Raymond and Harry Luck.

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  1. Judy Kerr | Nov 08, 2020
     Laura was a good friend of my mom, Ora. I enjoyed visiting with her at my mom's, and loved her spunk. My deepest sympathy to all of you.
  2. Judy Kerr | Nov 08, 2020

    Laura was a good friend of my mom's. I enjoyed visiting with her and loved her spunk. My deepest sympathy to all of you.

     

  3. JERRY BARTLETT | Nov 05, 2020

     

         LAURA ALWAYS HAD SUCH A NICE SMILE WHEN WE SAW HER IN CHURCH  AND  WE HAVE MISSED THAT .SHE WAS SUCH A NICE CHRISTIAN LADY  AND SHE SET A GREAT EXAMPLE FOR THE REST OF US.. SHE WILL BE MISSED!!! 

  4. Anne (Schaefer) Sergeant | Nov 04, 2020
    My sympathy and prayers to you on the loss of your mom.  May the Lord be with you! 
  5. Char Bantz | Nov 03, 2020
    Debbie, Becky, Dwayne, and Rick, Thinking of all of you at this difficult time.  I have such great memories of your Mom and Dad and the many fun times spent at your home growing up.  May GOD give you all strength during this difficult time.  Hold on to all of the good memories.  She will be missed.
  6. Emma Luck DeVries | Nov 03, 2020
    My sister will be very missed.  It will be a joyful Heavenly reunion.  Our prayers are with you during this time of your loss and Heaven's gain!!   Emma
  7. Esther Owczarek | Nov 03, 2020
    My sympathy to the family of Laura.  She was a good friend and always enjoyed her at Ladies' Bible Study at Hagerman Baptist Church.

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