Helen Virginia Kater, 90 of Decatur died at 3:49 pm Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Clara Villa Nursing Home Decatur.
Funeral service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Prairie Avenue Christian Church (2201 East Prairie Avenue Decatur, IL. 62521). Pastor Jason Butterick will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Burial will be in South Macon Township Cemetery Macon, IL. Memorials may be made to the Prairie Avenue Christian Church. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.
Helen was born in February of 1931 in Decatur the daughter of David and Henrietta Crawley. She graduated from Stephen Decatur High School. Helen worked for many years in the cafeteria for Decatur School District #61. She loved all the children and taught Sunday School at Prairie Avenue. She sang in the choir and loved music. Helen married Paul Eugene Kater in Decatur on February 24, 1952.
She is survived by her husband of 69 years Paul, sons, T.J. (Doris) Kater, Daniel Kater, Matthew (Susan) Kater and many grandchildren.
She was preceded In death by her parents, sister, Bernadine, brothers, Glen, Robert, David Jr., and Byron and by her son, Mark.
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