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William "Del" Cathey

July 21, 1928 ~ July 4, 2021 (age 92)


William “Del” Cathey, age 92, of Crown Point, passed away, Sunday, July 4, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Ruth Cathey; daughters Jodee (Robert) Trujillo, Cindy Bertram, and Laurie (late George) Thomas; grandchildren Andrew Trujillo, Douglas (Erin) Trujillo, Grace (Jake) Black, and Yvette (Cody) Willis; great grandson Ronan; brother Donald (Marilyn) Cathey; several nieces and nephews; and dear friend Mark Bertram. He was preceded in death by his sister Velda Boender.

Visitation will be held at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 8580 Wicker Ave in St. John on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 9 am until 12 noon; with a private family service to follow.

Del was a Veteran of the US Army and member of the Lake Hills Baptist Church. He worked at Van Til’s and then Strack and Van Til, and owned several businesses over the years. He enjoyed gardening and traveling. Donations to Honor Flight Chicago in Del’s honor would be appreciated.

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July 8, 2021

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - St. John
8580 Wicker Avenue
St. John, IN 46373

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