Obituary Notice: Kathryn E. Dufour

Kathryn E. Dufour, 93, of Houtzdale died Friday at the Clearfield Hospital. She was the last of her generation.

Born Jan. 5, 1918, she was the daughter of the late August and Selma (Pearson) Schultz. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.

Mrs. Dufour had worked at Lloyd Manufacturing, Houtzdale.

She wed Modest “Butch” Dufour, whom survives her at home, Oct. 21, 1939. She’s survived by two sons, Larry Dufour and his wife, Beverly and Gerald Dufour and his wife, Madeline, all of Houtzdale.

Also surviving are five grandchildren, Lynn Williams and her husband, Lowell of Ramey; Noell Gibson and her husband, John of Smithmill; Gerald Dufour and his wife, Andrea of Philadelphia; James Dufour of Columbus, OH; and David Dufour of Ramey; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Dufour is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Cheryl Dufour, four brothers, James, Edward, Gilbert and Raymond Schultz; and three sisters, Emily May, Wilomina Barbara and Betty Meissner.

Friends will be received from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Sunday at the Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc., 200 David St., Houtzdale.

A Rosary service will be held by the Altar & Rosary Society at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale, with the Father Joseph Staszewski as celebrant. Burial will be at the St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery, Houtzdale.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Christ the King Catholic Church, 123 Good St., Houtzdale, PA 16651.

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