Catherine M. Forstner

Catherine M. Forstner, age 98, of Chilton, died on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Century Ridge in Chilton. She was born January 29, 1920 in Chilton, daughter of the late Edward & Leona (Scherer) Berrens.

Catherine married William Charles Forstner on August 24, 1940 in Chilton; he preceded her in death on January 27, 2003.

Through her working years, Catherine was employed by Larson Cleaners in Chilton and then Aluminum Specialty.  During her tenure there, they became known as Foley from where she retired.

She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, formerly St. Mary Parish.

Catherine always enjoyed a good laugh and never missed an opportunity to have fun with her family or friends.  She and her husband, William, traveled through every contiguous lower 48 states along with Mexico and Canada forever looking for new adventures or excitement.  Catherine’s love of life and excitement of new places and adventures allowed her to bridge the gap of generations and make friends with people she met along life’s highway.

Survivors include her daughter: Yvonne (Lowell) Holdorf of Kiel; her sons: William (Lois) Forstner of Chilton, Kenneth (Sally Jo) Forstner of Kimberly; her 8 grandchildren: Lee, Mark & David Holdorf, Lisa (David) Arvai, Dale (Missy) Forstner, Mike Forstner, Jenny Forstner, Jill (Phil) Ullmer; 13 great grandchildren with one arriving soon; and 10 great-great grandchildren.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 1 sister; and 6 brothers.  

Private family services are being held.  Burial will be in the Streckert Cemetery in the Town of Eaton.