Catherine E. “Kay” Heeter, 91 of Huntington, passed away Saturday January 19, 2013 at 4:50 am at The Heritage of Huntington. She graduated from Huntington High School in 1938. She was a Printer for the Herald Press, retiring in 1982, and was a member of St. Peters First Church and Eastern Star.
Kay was born June 19, 1921 in Huntington, the daughter of Harry E. and Sylvia I. (Beemer) Martin. On January 22, 1974 she married Warren C. “Punk” Heeter in Huntington and he preceded her in death on February 17, 2009. She is survived by a grandson Chris (Jenny) Newton of Huntington, 3 great- grandchildren Haley, Ella, and Zachary Newton and a sister Helen (Chet) Zimmerlee of Huntington. She was preceded in death by a son Martin E. Newton, 3 sisters Mildred Martin, Dorothia Blackburn, and Nellie Thompson and 2 brothers Max Martin & Cyril Martin.
Visitation will be held Tuesday January 22 from 3-6 pm and Wednesday January 23 from 9-10 am preceding the 10:00 am funeral service at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel with Pastor Keith White officiating. Burial will follow in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to the St Peters First Church c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.