Catherine Poole of Bedford, known to friends and family as “Katie,” passed away Sunday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis at the age of 90.
Born in 1918 in Chicago, Illinois to Matt Ratkovich and Mary Morris, Katie was a retiree of M. Fine & Sons, and member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Order of the Eastern Star and Eagles Auxiliary.
She is survived by her step-sons James and Jerry, sisters Mildred and Rosa, brother Daniel, and several step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Earle, step-sons Alan and Kenneth, sisters Amanda, Anna and Josephine, and brothers Nickie and John.
Services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:00am at the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with burial to follow at Beech Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00pm Tuesday at Day & Carter.