September 9, 1926 – September 10, 2019
Katherine J. “Katie” Fuller, age 93, of Orland, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Aperion Care of Angola.
She was born on September 9, 1926 in LaGrange County, Indiana to Charles and Myrtle (Starrett) Kellett.
Katie married James H. Fuller on April 20, 1946. He preceded her in death in 1987.
She worked for Douglas Manufacturing in Bronson, Michigan, and later worked as a custodian for Prairie Heights School retiring after 16 years.
She was a member of the Orland Congregational Church. She was a charter member of the Orland American Legion Post 423 as well as Past President and Chairperson for most of the Auxiliary Committees. She also received the Mighty Oak Award for outstanding service to the growth and development of Prairie Heights High School based on her individual contributions and longevity of service to the school community. Katie liked yellow roses, her favorite color was green, she enjoyed the Holiday’s especially Thanksgiving and Christmas, and ball room dancing.
Survivors include, grandsons, Scott M. Fuller of Fort Myers, Florida, Jeffrey Fuller and Jeremy Fuller, both of LaGrange, Indiana, great-grand-daughters, Katelyn Messer and Hope Fuller, great-great- grandchildren, Cayson and Amaya Messer, and a sister-in-law, Betty Jean Kellett of Orland, Indiana.
Katie was also preceded in death by her parents, sons, James H. Fuller, Jr. in 1999, and Scott Ray Fuller in 2012, a grandson, Christopher Fuller, and her siblings, RB Kellett, Margaret Rumsey, Mildred Fleck, Hershall Bloss, and Onieta Rice.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Orland United Methodist Church. Pastor Donna Holcomb will officiate the service.
There will be one hour of calling prior to the service at the church.
Burial will follow the services at Greenlawn Cemetery, Orland, Indiana.
Memorial Donations may be directed to the Orland American Legion Post 423 Auxiliary.
- Orland American Legion Auxiliary
- Visitation Saturday, September 14, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, September 14, 2019