CATHERINE COULTER (MCKILLOP) ABERNETHYCatherine Coulter (McKillop) Abernethy, 91, of Duluth passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital following a brief illness.
Catherine Coulter (McKillop) Abernethy, 91, of Duluth passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital following a brief illness.
A Denfeld High School graduate, Catherine was a homemaker and also worked at Snyder Drug and Litton Avionics. She also enjoyed doing volunteer work at St. Luke's Hospital and the food shelf.
Catherine found great pleasure spending time at the cabin with her family and friends, playing cards and doing crossword puzzles, and serving guests who visited. Her quick wit and sweet personality always made you feel welcome.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, William; parents, Margaret "Daisy" and Thomas McKillop; brothers Thomas and Hugh McKillop; and sister Margaret DeGrio.
Catherine is survived by her sons William (Joan), Larry (Suzette); daughter Colleen; grandchildren Jinell Abernethy, Todd (Stephanie) Abernethy, Amy (Jeffrey) Marolt, Carie (William) Kenney, Craig (Teresa) Abernethy, and Alex Abernethy; 11 great grandchildren; brother John "Jack" McKillop; and several nieces and nephews.
If so desired, memorials may be directed to donor's choice.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 22, with a visitation one hour prior in the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave, 624-5200.
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