Catherine D. Ahlbrand

August 23, 1926December 10, 2020

Catherine D. Ahlbrand, of Columbus, passed from this life on December 10, 2020. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Columbus, a charter member of the American Business Women National Society, the Children's Riley Hospital Guild, a member of Flower Lane Garden Club, a charter member of the Bartholomew County Saddle Club, the Red Hat Society, and a member of the Senior Center. Catherine was born August 23, 1926 in Jennings County to parents Amick Reed Thompson and Marietta (Helt) Thompson. Arrangements are being made by Hathaway-Myers Funeral Home. There will be no services or calling at this time, but a Memorial will be held on a later date. Memorial Donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Columbus. Preceding her in death is her husband, Martin Junior Ahlbrand in 2010; her parents; a sister, Dorothy (John Weddle) of Indianapolis; and a brother, Donald C. (Mary Catherine) of Scipio. Surviving her are her daughter, Annette Elaine (Kent Cheever) of Columbus; two granddaughters, Lisa (Dean Immes) of Boca Raton, Floida; and Julie (Marshall Cherry) of Aydlett, North Carolina; a grandson, Gregory Cheever (Bart Gladstone) of Winter Garden, Florida; and a sister, Jeanette (Rolland Fivecoat) of Elizabethtown, Indiana. Hathaway-Myers is serving the Ahlbrand Family.


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Claudia Linder Schneider

December 13, 2020

Elaine and Family,
Catherine is such a blessing to me. From early in childhood through adulthood she was always a joy to be around. She was so good to keep me updated on family happenings. We know this loss is only temporary. May your loving memories sustain you until we see her again.
Claudia Linder Schneider

Stacy Sweeney

December 12, 2020

Prayers and thoughts for Catherine's family. Catherine was a wonderful, kind and beautiful person whom was loved by anyone who met her. Also, she was a great friend. I will always treasure years of memories my family had with her and Junior. Rest in peace my friend. We will miss you dearly. The Sweeney family.

Deborah Gardner and family

December 11, 2020

Aunt Catherine more than your accomplishments you were a role model for me and my daughter Lexi. At every moment of my life, my birth,my baptism, my graduation, my wedding. You were my second mother.Always there w unconditional love. Lexi adored you and looked forward to her visits w you. May God bless you and keep you. Lexi is donating money to our local shelter that is in dire need in your name. You loved your puppy so much and encouraged her to be a vet. We miss you .