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 Catherine Wurzburger <I>McDowell</I> Keel

Catherine Wurzburger McDowell Keel

Death 7 Nov 2012 (aged 83)
Burial Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 100378201 · View Source
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Surrounded by her loving family, Catherine Wurzburger Keel, 83, went home on November 7, 2012. Visitation will be held Friday, November 9 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Forest Park Funeral Home, 1201 Louisiana Avenue in Shreveport with funeral services immediately following with burial at Forest Park West.

Catherine was born January 10, 1929 in Marvel, Arkansas, to William Albert McDowell and Hester Wilson McDowell and was a resident of Shreveport, Louisiana, for the past 50 years. After working many years at Texas Eastern, she served as a bookkeeper at Tri-State Bank and American Bank until retirement in 1996 and managed her family rental business for the past 30 years. She was also a long-time member of Amigas Dance Club, where she served on the board of directors, the Red Hat Society and North Highlands Methodist Women's Club.

She is preceded in death by her husband W.K. Wurzburger with whom she raised four children and her husband Fred Keel with whom she shared 23 years of marriage.

She is survived by her son John Wurzburger and his son Scott Wurzburger; Mary Ann Harrison and her children Mary Ellen Bradley, Debra Harrison and John Thomas Harrison, Jr.; Billy Wurzburger, wife Linda and their children Lindsey Padula, Stacey Gibbs and Melissa Wilcox; and Kathy Fontenot and her children Kelly Echols and Katie McCullin, a total of nine great grandchildren and her beloved Maltese, Angel.

The family extends special thanks to her caregiver Diane Atkins, niece Kay Gordon, Dr. David Henry and the compassionate staff of Willis-Knighton Hospice.

Forest Park Funeral Home (318) 221-7181

Published in Shreveport Times on November 8, 2012





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100378201
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