Catherine M. Figgins, 90, of Nebraska City (formerly Denver) died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at the Wilber Care Center in Wilber. Catherine was born on Nov. 2, 1921 in Wymore to Francis B. and Emma D. (Schutte) Crate. She graduated from Edgar High School in Edgar.
She was a bookkeeper for many years for the Benson Mineral Group in Denver. She moved to Nebraska City in September of 1993. She was a member of the Missouri Valley, Iowa, Eastern Star.
Catherine is survived by siblings Arthur B. Crate of Syracuse, Mary A. Armstrong of Nebraska City, and Dorothy G. Beerenstrauch of Wilber; many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
She was preceded by brothers Charles F. Crate, Harold H. Crate and Arthur B. Crate, and sisters Mary A. Armstrong and Louise E. Wagner.
Catherine’s wishes were to be cremated. Inurnment will be at the Edgar Cemetery.
No visitation or viewing is scheduled.
Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.
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