Catherine J. Harrer, age 71, of Stevens Point, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 25, 2019, at home.
A Celebration of Life service for Catherine will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019, at Shuda Funeral Chapel, 3200 Stanley St. in Stevens Point. Friends and family may gather to share memories from 9-11 a.m. on Monday until the time of the service.
Cathy was born at St. Michael’s Hospital on May 28, 1947, in Stevens Point, the daughter of Frances and Raymond Steinke. She attended St. Peter’s Grade School and graduated from Maria High School in 1965. On October 10, 1970, she married Herbert Harrer.
Cathy worked at A&W Root Beer during her high school years, after that she worked at Bell Telephone for 11 years; she then retired after 30 years as a Line Operator from Ore-Ida/McCain Foods.
Cathy loved spending time with her friends, family and especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed card games, bingo, movies, and gardening.
Cathy is survived by her husband Herb of 48-and-a-half years; her sons Bradley (Michelle) Harrer, grandchildren; Caleb, Cooper, and Carsen of Stevens Point; Rob (Jill) Harrer and grandchildren, Natalie, Lexi, and Spencer, of Savanna, Texas. She is also survived by her sister, Mary Ann (Steinke) Korbal; brothers, Robert R. and Donald E. Steinke and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.shudafuneral.com.