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Katherine Elizabeth "Katie" Eder Rothberger
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1902
Eudora
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 2001
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Mass of Christian Burial for Katherine Elizabeth "Katie" Rothberger, 99,
Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora. Burial will
be in Holy Family Cemetery, Eudora.

Mrs. Rothberger died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at Topeka Presbyterian Manor.

She was born Jan. 7, 1902, in Eudora, the daughter of Joseph and Caroline (Schehrer)
Eder. She attended Eudora public schools and received her licensed practical nurse's
education from Chicago School of Nursing. She moved to Topeka in 1995 from Eudora.

Mrs. Rothberger held a variety of jobs; LPN for C.B. Johnson, M.D., and Lewis C.
Blackburn, M.D.; a former manager of Grayce Shop; and manager of J.C. Penney's
Ready-to-Wear, Lawrence. She also worked at Kansas Color Press for 25 years. During World
War II she worked at Hercules Powder Plant.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, St. Theresa's Club, Eudora Quilter's
Club, Eudora Pitch Club and Communications Workers of America Union. She was also a
volunteer for the Eudora Annual Flu Clinic.

She married Maxwell Rothberger on Feb. 28, 1922, in Eudora. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Marie Maxine Putnam, Carbondale; a son, Leo Maxwell
Rothberger, Clearwater Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and
three great-great-grandchildren.

Friday, March 9, 2001 ljworld
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Eder (1872 - 1923)
  Caroline Schehrer Eder (1880 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Maxwell R. Rothberger (1892 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Leo Maxwell Rothberger (1924 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alfred E. Eder (1899 - 1978)*
  Katherine Elizabeth Eder Rothberger (1902 - 2001)
  Marie Eder (1904 - 1910)*
  Agnes Barbara Eder Vitt (1907 - 1998)*
  Joseph Leo Eder (1909 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Family Cemetery
Eudora
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: MrPeepers
Record added: Jul 29, 2008
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Katherine Elizabeth Katie <i>Eder</i> Rothberger
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