Katheryne “Katie” F. Weekly


Katheryne “Katie” F. Weekly, age 101 of North Platte, passed April 9, 2014 at North Platte Care Center.
Katie was born on November 7, 1912 in Lincoln County, NE to Charles and Carrie (Lindenmuth) Matthews. She graduated from North Platte High School in 1932 and married Howard E. Weekly on July 9, 1933 in Stockville, NE. During WWII Katheryne helped in the North Platte Canteen serving the troops as they passed through. She worked at the Buffalo Bill trading post from 1967 until 1974. She was a member of the Nazarene Church, teaching Sunday School for over 40 years, and the What Knot Extension Club, earning her 60 year pin in 2000. She enjoyed sewing and doing crafts.
Katie is survived by her daughter Janet (Deryl) Reed of North Platte; son William (Pam) Weekly of Lincoln; brother Keith (Donna) Matthews of North Platte; 6 grandchildren Mark (Koleen) Stone, Laurie (Frank) Griffin, William “Matt” (Vicki) Weekly, Kurt (Tiffani) Weekly, Deryl (Jodi) Reed Jr., and Kalynn (Stanley) Key; and 16 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Howard in 1977; 3 sisters, Lucille and Sarah Matthews and Cora Howe; 3 brothers, Harold, Kenneth and Leo Matthews; and a granddaughter Shelly Stone.
A memorial has been established to the Gift of Hope Cancer Foundation or donor’s choice and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday April 16, 2014 at the Parkview church of the Nazarene with Reverend Richard Karr officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.