Celia Katric, age 99, of Johnsburg, died Wednesday, February 8, 2006, at Alden Terrace of McHenry.
She was born November 21, 1906 in Catawba, Wisconsin to Anton and Magdalena (Sborek) Pass. On Sept. 1, 1928, she married Charles J. Katric in Catawba.
Formerly a 40 year resident of Cicero, Celia also lived in Johnsburg for 40 years. She was devoted to her family and an avid seamstress and craftswoman.
Survivors include two children, Pat (Dolan) McCoy of Johnsburg, and Charles (Donna) Katric of Twin Falls, Idaho; nine grandchildren, Dean (Sherri) McCoy of McHenry, Theresa (Ken) Panek of McHenry, Bill Katric of San Jose, California, Scott (Cathy) Katric of San Jose, Cathy Katric of San Jose, Kelly (John) Berry of Pacific Palisades, California, John (Jodi) Bails of West Des Moines, Iowa, Jim (Sharlyn) Bails of Twin Falls, Idaho, and Denise (Chris) Fullmer of Warner Robbins, Georgia; 17 great grandchildren, Mindy, Charlie, and Tiffany McCoy of McHenry, Laurie and Kevin Panek of McHenry, Ryan, Thomas and Alec Katric of San Jose, Lauren and John Jr. Berry of Pacific Palisades, Kevin, Brent and Chris Bails of West Des Moines, Ariana and Ah Leah Bails of Twin Falls, and Matthew and Jennifer Fullmer of Warner Robbins.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Sept. 19, 1984; her parents; two brothers, Emil and John; and two sisters, Verna and Anna.
Visitation was private for her family. Friends and neighbors are invited to join her family for the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 10, 2006, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2302 W. Church St., Johnsburg, IL 60050.
Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Church Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry IL 60050. For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.