Honeoye Falls/Rochester – After a lengthy illness, Katherine died November 4, 2018 at Conesus Lake Nursing Home at age 93 years. She was born in Eischeid, Germany on May 31, 1925 and was the only child of Peter and Anna Himpler Heister. Katherine was a gifted musician and earned her Master’s degree at Eastman School of Music.
She is survived by her son; Gary (Shannon) Goethals of Honeoye, her daughter; Michelle Goethals of Honeoye Falls, four grandchildren, Daniel Miner Jr., Michael Miner, Katrina Miner and Garrett Goethals, along with several cousins.
Private burial and services will take place at Holy Sepluchre Cemetery in Rochester. Memorial Contributions may be made to Conesus Lake Nursing Home Activity Fund, 6131 Big Tree Road, Livonia, NY 14487.
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