Katharine H. Sullivan, 96


CIC-COM-SullivanobitmugKatharine H. Sullivan, 96, of Carmel, died April 14.  She was born on March 13, 1917, in Indianapolis to the late A. Fredrick and Norma Schissel Matzke.

Sullivan was a 1935 graduate of Broad Ripple High School where she received awards in tennis and swimming. She was an outstanding seamstress and retired in 1979 from Standard Grocery. Her memberships included the Carmel Friends Church and the Rekamemoh Club.

In addition to her parents, Katharine was preceded in death by her husband D. Lowell Sullivan, in 1983; a son, David Sullivan and sisters, Mary Lou Wilcox and Phyllis Boswell.

Survivors include daughters, Susan Klingerman (husband Max), Patricia Eckhart (husband Tom), Shirley Darling (husband Fred) and Eleanor Meredith Sullivan; sons, Michael Sullivan (wife Debbie) and Scott Sullivan; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

Family and friends gathered Saturday in Carmel Friends Church for a funeral service. Entombment followed in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visit www.bussellandbell.com to share memories, sign her guestbook and read her complete obituary. Memorial contributions may be directed to Carmel Friends Church, 651 W. Main St., Carmel.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Bussell and Bell Family Funerals, Carmel.