Catherine S. “Kate” Burton, 89, of Lincoln passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Kate was born on February 26, 1928, in Monticello, IL. The daughter of Harold and Opal (Wampler) Fitzwater. She married Wendell D. Burton Sr. on September 16, 1945, in Deland, IL. He preceded her in death on September 11, 2010.
Kate is survived by her daughters, Tracy (Terry) Brown and Carolyn Sue (Justin) Dammerman. Additionally, Kate is survived by her 6 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Kate was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her sons, Wendell and Steven; her brother, Harold; and her sisters, Betty, Nellie, and Bobbeye.
Kate was an avid reader she had an eclectic taste from books. However, she truly enjoyed any and every John Grisham novel.
A celebration of Kate’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Kate’s name to The Humane Society of Logan County. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.