Cathryn Kuszmaul

Cathryn M. (Dietz) Kuszmaul, age 84, of Spencer, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. She was born in Logansport, Indiana on September 21, 1936 to Carl and Beulah (McCloskey) Dietz.

Cathryn graduated from Deer Creek High School. She married Billy Kuszmaul on December 26, 1953 in Logansport, Indiana and they raised two daughters together. Cathryn retired from Turtle Creek Nursing Home as the Activities Director. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Spencer and loved spending time with her family.

Cathryn is survived by her husband of 67 years, Billy; two daughters, Melissa K. Dick (Rodney) of Hillsboro, Oregon and Judith A. Willis of Nashville, Tennessee; one sister Diana Baler of Kokomo, Indiana; four grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Spencer.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer.