|Catherine E. Shidler
November 9, 1931 – November 16, 2016
Catherine E. Shidler, 85, of Culver, passed away on November 16, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Culver.
Catherine was born to Thomas and Mildred (Sims) DePoy on November 9, 1931 in Winamac, Indiana. On
August 23, 1948 she married Orville R. “Todd” Shidler in Winamac, Indiana. In 1956, they relocated to Culver,
where they raised their 6 children. Orville preceded her in death on March 22, 2004.
Catherine was a quilter, knitter, and loved to play Bingo. She loved spending time with her children and
Catherine is survived by her children: Brian (Norva) Shidler of Culver, IN, Barbara (Fred) Krathwohl of Port
Charlotte, FL, Connie (Stewart) Watwood of Culver, IN, Debra (David) Smith of Plymouth, IN, Denice (Rick)
Edmonds of Defiance, OH, and Virginia (Douglas) Wert of Mechanicsburg, PA; sisters Donna of Rochester, IN
and Betty of Rensselaer, IN; brother Dan of Winamac, IN; 21 grandchildren, and 57 great-grandchildren. She
was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Leon and Thomas DePoy, and infant son Thomas.
There will be a time of visitation with the family on November 19, 2016 from 11 am until service time at the Odom
Funeral Home. Pastor Nancy Foster will officiate funeral services on November 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm at the
Odom Funeral Home, Culver.
Memorials may be given in Catherine’s memory to Miller’s Merry Manor Employee's Fund, Culver.