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Katherine Tony

Goshen – Katherine “Kathy” Tony, 56, died Tues., Aug. 12, 2014 after a sudden illness.

    She was born November 22, 1957 in Evansville, the fourth child of Melvin and Ruth (Montgomery) Fuquay.

    Kathy grew up in Evansville and graduated from Reitz High School.  She attended Indiana State University.

    In 1980, Kathy moved to Elkhart and was employed by ADEC.  It was there that she met her husband, Steve.  Kathy and Steve were married May 1, 1982.  In 1998 their daughter, Emily, joined the family.  They moved to Goshen in 1999.

    A lifelong advocate for people with disabilities, Kathy continued to work for ADEC until her death.  She was very active in the community, her family life, and supporting the interests and activities of her daughter.  Kathy enjoyed gardening and sewing and was a member of the Eastern Star.

    Kathy is survived by Steven and Emily, her brothers, Gary (Jan) Fuquay, Sun City West, Ariz., and Dan (Janet) Fuquay, Evansville, a sister, Gail Teller, Evansville, and her nieces and nephews.

    Visitation will be held in the Gathering Rooms at College Mennonite Church, 1900 S. Main St., Goshen, on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.  The funeral service will be held at the church on Monday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m.  Pastors Marty Lehman and Pamela Yoder will officiate. Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements.

    Burial will follow at Violett Cemetery, Goshen.

    In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be given to the ADEC Endowment Fund.

    Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.