Kathleen ‘Cotty’ Walters 94 of Dale, IN. died March 25, 2019 at Willowdale.
Cotty was born Nov. 3, 1924 in Dale to Daniel and Vernita (Herr) Thorpe and graduated from Dale High School in 1943. After graduation she moved to Evansville and worked for the Republic Aviation Corp. as a “Rosie the Riveter”. On October 27, 1945 she married Daniel W. Walters, who preceded her in death on April 11, 2003. Also preceding her in death was a sister Jeanette Young and brothers Ralph and Jim Thorpe.
She is survived by two children Daniel M. (Kathy) Walters and Mary Ellen (Roger) Seifrig; five grandchildren Jeff Seifrig, Shelley Sefrig Bennett, Ryan Walters, Craig Walters and Sara Osborne; 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
She is also survived by sisters-in law Pearllean Thorpe, Eloise Gunselman and Ruth Butler.
Cotty was a member of the Dale Presbyterian Church and the Eastern Star.
Funeral Services are planned for 11 AM CST Thursday March 28, 2019 at the Dale Presbyterian Church, 6 N. Main St., Dale, IN. 47523. Burial to follow in the Dale Cemetery.
Visitation from 9 – 11 AM CST at the church on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Dale Presbyterian Church or the Alzheimers Association.
Fuller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.