Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

April 23, 2013

Katherine Storie, 86

Greensburg — Katherine Storie, 86, of Greensburg passed away Sunday April 21, 2013 at Decatur County Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 21, 1926 in Franklin, Ky., the daughter of Donnie Bennett and Essie Shadowen.

Katherine married Lewis C. Storie June 18, 1947 in Covington, Ky.

The Stories moved to Greensburg in 1957, and started in the restaurant business in 1963. In 1976 they moved to the current location of Storie’s Restaurant on the south side of the square, still operated by her family.

Katherine was preceded in death by her beloved husband Lewis Nov. 11, 1997. She is survived by two sons Don (Notrianna) Storie and Chuck (Jane) Storie, and a daughter Beth (Scott) Sanders all of Greensburg. Katherine is also survived by seven grandchildren; Don A. “Spider” Storie, Emily Storie, Melissa (Nick) Wallpe, Craig Storie, Spencer Storie, Cody Sanders and Layne Sanders.

Four great-grandchildren also survive: Logan, Luke, and Zoey Storie, and Andrew Wallpe.

Katherine has one brother Louie (Jo Ann) Bennett, of Fishers, and a brother-in- law Fred Storie of Madison.

She was a member of the Greensburg United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. Katherine’s greatest joy in life was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday April 26.

The funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday April 27 at also at Gilliland-Howe, Rev. Gregory Pimlott officiating.

Burial will follow in the South Park Cemetery.

Contributions to donor’s choice. Online condolences at www.gilliland-howe.com.

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