April 8, 1926 – August 10, 2019
Katherine “Kay” Miksich, age 93 of Hammond, IN, went peacefully to join the Lord on Saturday, August 10, 2019. She was born on April 8, 1926 to the late Peter and Mary (Kokotovich) Butkovich, in Hammond, IN. She is now through heaven’s gates reunited with her husband of 58 years, Thomas J. Miksich. She is surrounded by her Parents, Peter and Mary Butkovich. Oh what a reunion they must be having.
She is survived by her doting son, Thomas P. Miksich and his wife Mary; granddaughter, Shellie Mauch and her fiancé Ryan King; three great granddaughter’s, Addison, Anna and Avery Mauch; step-grandson, Jose Acosta; sister-in-law, Ann Evancic; several nieces and nephews along with dearest friends, John (Yolanda) Trelo, and Val Theodore.
Kay was very much loved by her family and friends. After graduating from Hammond High School she went on to marry, Thomas J. Miksich several years later. She raised their son, Thomas P. Miksich and created a home for them in East Chicago. Her hobbies consisted of puzzle books, watching the NFL Saints play football, and spending time driving about to complete her errands at Strack and Van Til. Her family and friends will remember her independent spirit, and love for each and every one of them.
Family and friends will be received from 3PM-8PM on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Kuiper Funeral Home – 9039 Kleinman Rd., Highland, IN.
A Funeral Service in Mrs. Miksich’s honor will be held at 9AM Friday, August 16, 2019. Fr. Terry Steffens will be officiating.
Burial to follow in St. John Catholic Cemetery in Hammond, IN.
Kuiper Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Please visit www.kuiperfh.com to leave words of comfort for the family.
- Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, August 16, 2019
August 15, 2019
katie is a kind and loving lady. I have many good memories.
Sincere condolences and love to all the family.
August 13, 2019
In loving memory of Auntie Kay. Thank you so much for remembering my birthdays and for connecting with me on holidays. It was always great to catch up with you and I will miss our chats. You were always so sweet and a pleasure to talk to. You always had such a great outlook on life. I am glad to know you have left this world peacefully and are among loved ones. I will miss you. Love Tammy
Peter John Miksich Jr
August 13, 2019
You were always friendly and likable. I'm saddened by all this.
My condolences go out to you Cousin Tom.