Catherine I. Pursehouse
Catherine Irene Pursehouse, 86, Lanesville, died Monday, July 9, 2018, at her home .
Born May 28, 1932, near Lanesville, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Lela Irene Rainbolt Messmer.
She was retired from General Electric in Louisville.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death a son, Robert L. Pursehouse, and four brothers, John, Gerald, Irvin and Roger Messmer.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Pursehouse of Peoria, Ariz., and William David Pursehouse of San Antonio; a brother, Curtis Messmer (Gloria) of Lanesville; two sisters, Helen Gerdon of Corydon and Phyllis Buttram (George) of Brandon, Fla.; three grandchildren, Sonya, Danielle and Eric Pursehouse; and a great-grandson, Aiden Pursehouse.
Visitation: Friday, July 13, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 14, after 8 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Saturday, July 14, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon.
Pallbearers: Rex Messmer, John Hardin, Tim Gerdon, Eric Pursehouse, Jordan Lynton and Elijah Martin.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Lanesville Volunteer Fire Dept.