Catherine J. "Cathy" Pitts

Dec 24, 2018
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Private family service will be held with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo.  Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel in Waterloo is in charge of the services.



Garden of Memories, Waterloo


In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Western Home Communities.


Catherine J. “Cathy” Pitts, age 83, of Cedar Falls and formerly of Waverly, died Monday, December 24, 2018 at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls.

She was born February 20, 1935 in Huntington, Indiana, the daughter of Robert and Elizabeth (Stalker) Earle.  Cathy was united in marriage with Harold Eugene Pitts on August 7, 1953 in Waterloo.  He preceded her in death on September 21, 2013.

Cathy had formerly worked at Rath Packing Co. and was a homemaker.  She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Waverly.

Survivors include a daughter, Deb (Reid) Corson of Waterloo; a son, Dave (Dawn) Pitts of Mt. Vernon, IA; five grandchildren, Cortney Corson, Kyle (Katie) Corson, Cody Fisher, Dylan Pitts and Dani Pitts; four great-grandchildren, Corson and Norris Klein, Aceton and Elle Corson; a brother, Chuck Earle of Wadsworth, OH and a sister, Nancy (Irving) Farnsworth of Fort Walton Beach, FL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and a daughter, Susan Pitts Fisher and a granddaughter, Kaylee Fisher.

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  1. Robyn G. | Dec 30, 2018
    My condolences to the Pitts family. Praying that all will have comfort in knowing that one day soon sickness & death will be gone forever (Rev. 21:4).
  2. Robyn G. | Dec 30, 2018
    My condolences to the Pitts family. Losing a loved one in death is never easy. I pray that all can havecomfort from knowing that one day sickness & death will soon be gone forever (Rev. 21:4). Until then, I hope all can have comfort from “the God of all comfort” (2 Corinthians 1:3,4).
  3. Kelly Cook | Dec 27, 2018

    Dear Pitts Family,


    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Catherine.  I also did not know of Sue's death.

    Please accept my condolences.

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time.


  4. Marlene J Kalke | Dec 26, 2018



    Deb, Dave and families,  We are extending our heartfelt sympathy to all of you!  She will truly be missed and that was a beautiful Memorial you wrote on Facebook Dave!  My heart was broken when I read it...Cathy was a great friend of mine for 67 years and we have so many wonderful memories all these years since when we were Juniors in High School.  I still remember when I met her the first time at East Waterloo!   We played in band together, and did many fun things for years, then followed each other and visited when our kids were born, and so many more memories!  I had a GREAT friend and will truly miss her...May she rest now in peace in Heaven!  We love her!

  5. Sarah Turner | Dec 25, 2018
    My condolences, Deb, to you and your family.  The loss of your parents is filled with grief yet many happy memories abound as well ! Sending hugs and love.  
  6. Joseph & Joan Meany | Dec 24, 2018
    We send our heartfelt condolences to each of you at this time. May your faith in our Lord, prayer & powerful passages from the Bible enfold you with understanding; your family uphold & protect you in their loving arms; your friends and acquaintances support you with warm thoughts & deeds and fond memories flood your heart & minds with much comfort in the days ahead.

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