Katherine Storch

Katherine Storch

Katherine Storch passed away suddenly in Calgary Alberta October 13th 2014 at the age of 86.

She was born in a small town near Frankfurt Germany, growing up in hard times with little time to play. While in Germany she married Henry and it was here that 3 of their children were born.

The family immigrated to Canada in 1957 and settled in Calgary AIberta where the youngest Harry was born. They moved to Cranbrook in 1970 where Katherine took pride in maintaining her home and garden. She and Henry enjoyed the summers outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and also spent many winters down south.

After Henry passed away in 2004 Katherine moved to Calgary where she resided for a time with Harry and his wife Mary Ann.

The last few years were difficult for her due to many health issues but she maintained her fighting spirit and sense of humor. Even into her 80’s she continued to enjoy her love of dancing with special friend Nick.

Katherine was predeceased by her parents, brother Walter, husband and son Harry (2008).

She is survived by her brother Hans in Germany, sons Robert (Ingrid) and Alfred (Judy), daughter Irma (Bill) Frankish, 6 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Katherine will always be remembered for her dedication to family, her humor and sharp wit.

A celebration of Katherine’s life will be held at Alfred and Judy’s home in Calgary November 1st from 1-4 pm.


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