Katherine P. CherneKatherine P. Cherne, 89, of Duluth, formerly of Virginia died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.
Katherine P. Cherne, 89, of Duluth, formerly of Virginia died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth.
She was born on March 15, 1924 in Ely to Anton and Katherine (Schutte) Grahek and grew up there, graduating in 1942 from the Ely High School.
Katherine married Calvin Cherne in Baltimore, MD on July 17, 1943. and had been a Virginia resident since 1953.
Katherine loved to bake; enjoyed spending time at their cabin on Burntside Lake; drinking coffee and spending time with her granddaughter.
She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church of Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 62 years, Calvin W. Cherne and six brothers, Anthony, Joseph, Matt, John, Louis and Albin Grahek.
She was survived by daughter Pamela (Randy) Bowe of Duluth and one granddaughter, Jessica Bowe of Duluth.
PRIVATE MASS: was held on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 in Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Virginia with Rev. Fr. Michael Garry as celebrant. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Duluth. Arrangements were with the Landmark Funeral Home of Virginia.