Kathy R. Bateman (nee Gibson), age 56, of Crown Point, Ind., passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, February 24, 2013.
Kathy is survived by her husband of 35 years, Larry; two children: Jonathan Bateman of Lowell, Ind., and Rachel (Jay) Sonnenberg of Merrillville, Ind.; one grandson, Rudy Sonnenberg; mother, Agnes (late Rudy) Gibson of Kentucky; siblings: Dale (Claudia) Gibson, Barry (Cathy) Gibson, Terri Gibson, Janet (Kenny) Barkley, and Matt Gibson.
Kathy worked as a nurse anesthetist at both St. Anthony Hospital in Crown Point and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.
Her tireless desire for adventure, spontaneity, and embracing life's beautiful moments served as a testament to her open mind and loving heart. She will be forever remembered by the countless number of friends and family she loved and supported throughout her life.
A memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Geisen Funeral - Cremation & Reception Centre (two blocks east of Broadway) at 606 E. 113th Ave./E. South St., Crown Point, Ind., from 2 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6 p.m., with Pastor Tony Sorci officiating. View directions and/or sign guestbook at: www.GeisenFuneralHome.com
or contact 219-663-2500.
Published in The Times
from February 25-27, 2013