Catherine Marie Berkheimer

Catherine Marie Berkheimer, 87, Hollidaysburg, died Monday morning at the home of her daughter, Karen Gority.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Samuel and Edna (Tilson) Boggs. She married Kenneth R. Berkheimer on March 17, 1946, in Altoona, and he died on Oct. 10, 1989, after having shared 43 years of marriage.

Surviving are four daughters: Linda J. Boslet and Paula L. Rhodes, both of Hollidaysburg, and Karen F. Gority and Elaine M. Harshbarger, both of Duncansville; a son, Kenneth R. Jr. of Duncansville; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jane Kimberling of Carson, Calif.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Bill Rhodes Jr.

Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, by the Rev. Jaime G. Olson. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park.

Memorials may be given to the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.