Kathryn (Kleman) Williams, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great Grandmother entered into eternal rest with her Savior on June 29, 2011 just 22 days before her 93rd birthday.
She is predeceased by her husband, Harold William Williams in 1986, her son, Reverend Robert Harold Williams in 1989, and her granddaughter Rachael Lynn Williams in 1990. She is survived by her daughters, Joanne Jenny wife of Eugene Jenny, Sunbury, Ohio, Jean Webb, wife of Millard Webb of New Castle, Delaware and Jeannette Kleman of York. She leaves behind to cherish her memory 8 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and her brother William Kleman.
Kathryn was born in Pottstown on July 21, 1918 to the late Michael & Suzanna (Donau) Kleman and grew up on a farm in New Hanover. Kathryn graduated from the Swamp School in New Hanover, and Goldey Beacon School of Business. She was a dedicated homemaker after marrying Harold Williams on June 14, 1941. After her children grew older, she worked as a nursing assistant at Valley Forge Military Hospital, Pennsburg State Hospital and the Memorial Hospital of Pottstown. She was also active in the Orioles Ladies Auxiliary Drill Team.
Kathryn was a regular member of the New Hanover Lutheran Church in Gilbertsville until she was unable to drive then moved her membership to Grace Lutheran Church in Pottstown. She was a lifelong resident of Pottstown until she moved to Sprenkle Village of Luther Social Services in York, Pennsylvania in 1999 and remained there until her death.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, 12:30pm at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown with Rev. Andrew Wirt officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 11:30am to 12:15pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kathryn’s name to Lutheran Social Services of York, 1800 Sprenkle Dr., York, PA 17404or to Clear View Church, P.O. Box 629, New Albany, Ohio 43054