Katherine Elaine (Hotchkiss) Worth, 1918-2006

Katherine Elaine (Hotchkiss) Worth, 87

MONTE VISTA Monte Vista resident Katherine Elaine Worth, 87, died March 17, 2006 at the Rio Grande Hospital in Del Norte. She was born June 5, 1918 in Hotchkiss, Colorado to Leon Austin and Nora Denney Hotchkiss. After the death of her mother she was reared by her aunt and uncle, Victor and Katherine Whittemore. She married John F. Worth on October 6, 1937 in Monte Vista, Colorado and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2002.

Katherine was a member of the Monte Vista United Methodist Church, and the Bethlehem Chapter 56 O. E. S. She was also a former member of the American Legion Post 53 Auxiliary. She was active in the Hermit Lakes Association. She was a talented artist and enjoyed playing the piano.

She is survived by her daughters Vicki (Jack) Bever of Monte Vista, Janet (Harry) Schmidt of Kerrville, TX, and Cathy (Bob) Woolley of Littleton, CO; six grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; one sister Hilda June Perry; two brothers Louis Leon Hotchkiss, and Enos Throope Hotchkiss.

Cremation was chosen, and a memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2006 at the Monte Vista United Methodist Church. Contributions may be made to the Monte Vista United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home office.

Rogers Family Mortuary of Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements.




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