Katherine “Kate” Reckelhoff, 63

Katherine “Kate” Reckelhoff, age 63

Katherine “Kate” Reckelhoff

Katherine “Kate” Reckelhoff, age 63 of Celestine, passed away at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013 at the home of a daughter, Amber Reckelhoff, in Shoals, Indiana.

She was born November 11, 1949 in Otwell, Indiana to Robert and Stella (Fowler) Garland. She married Ronald “Red” Reckelhoff January 5, 1974, in St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony, Indiana.

Kate was a graduate of Ireland High School Class of 1968.

She worked with her husband in the Reckelhoff Construction Company.

She is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg, Indiana.

She enjoyed cooking ,gardening and collecting angels and raising chickens.


Husband, Ronald “Red” Reckelhoff.


Casey J. Reckelhoff and his wife Dana, Jasper, IN

Three daughters,

Dawn Kersteins, Celestine, IN

Amber Reckelhoff, Shoals, IN

Heather Hasenour and her husband Jeremy, Huntingburg, IN

Eleven grandchildren,

Two sisters,

Peggy Price and her husband Jeff, Otwell, IN

Barbara Schmidt and her husband Steven, Jasper, IN

Two brothers,

John Fowler and his wife Diana, Otwell, IN

Robbie Garland, Jasper, IN

Preceding her in death is one sister, Judy Rhodes and two brothers, Mark and Jesse Garland.

Funeral services for Katherine Reckelhoff will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg with burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Huntingburg.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital.

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