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Catherine Temple

April 22, 1952 — September 6, 2021

Catherine Ann Temple, 69 of Berrien Center passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021 at Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph.

Catherine was born on April, 22, 1952 in Niles to the late Clarence and Lu Pfeil.

Surviving relatives include her children; Mark (Megan) Bussler of Bellevue, NE, George (Karen) Grunert of Albany, KY, Robert (Julie) Wright of Berrien County, GA and Anna Phillips of Berrien Center, MI.  She is also survived by her siblings, George Pfeil and John Pfeil both of Milwaukee, WI, Dorein Pfeil of Indiana, Shawn Pfeil of South Bend, Indiana, and Shannon (Bill) Stokes of South Carolina; as well as 18 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Catherine enjoyed crocheting baby blankets and giving them away, making fried apples for the holidays, and watching cartoons with the little ones. She cherished the time she was able to be with her family.

Catherine had overcome many of the obstacles that life threw at her. She showed her resilience when she was hit by a car and overcame her injuries and earned her GED.

Keeping with Catherine’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home 615 E. Main St. Niles.

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