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Catherine Clayton

October 16, 1953 ~ April 23, 2017 (age 63)

Catherine Clayton, 63, of Westville, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017, in La Porte, IN.  She was born on October 16, 1953, in St. Louis, Missouri, to William and Dorothy (Winter) Patterson. Catherine worked as an environmental engineer through a contractor for NASA before becoming a minister for the Methodist Church. 

She is survived by her children; Daniel (April) Clayton of Florida, Sarah (Josh) Bryan of Hawaii, David Clayton of Westville, and sisters Beth (Mark) Ingram of Kentucky, and Laura Childress of Georgia.  She is also survived by her granddaughter Elizabeth Clayton of Florida and her mother Dorothy Patterson.  She was preceded in death by her father William Patterson.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Westville United Methodist Church. 


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