Melba C. Catron

August 16, 2015

Melba C. Catron 87, of Clinton County, Indiana, passed away at 1:34 a.m. Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Wesley Manor in Frankfort. She was born on July 5, 1928 in Carroll County, IN to George & Lorena (Calton) McIlrath. Her marriage was to Max E. Catron on August 7, 1947. They were married in the Rose of Sharon Parsonage, north of Burlington, IN. Melba was a 1946 graduate of Burlington High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Oakland Christian Church. Melba enjoyed decorating wedding and graduation cakes for family and friends.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 20th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Middlefork Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Oakland Christian Church, 2005 S CR 1280 W, Russiaville, IN 46979.

Survived by:

Husband: Max E. Catron, Son: Mike (Wife-Charlyn) Catron of Rural Frankfort, Daughter: Linda Uitts of Frankfort, 2 Brothers: Meredith (Wife-Janet) McIlrath of Flora, Doyal (Wife-Evelyn) McIlrath of Burlington, Sister: Wilma Brubaker of Burlington, 5 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren also survive.

Preceded by:

a son, Mark Catron in 2008; 2 brothers, Dewey and Tom McIlrath and 2 sisters, Jane Heaton and Pat Jones.


Leave your Condolences

7 Condolences for “Melba C. Catron”

  1. Michelle Layman August 17, 2015 at 10:03 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart aches for all Melba’s family and friends who will now grieve the loss of someone dear. My favorite memory of Melba is the cake that she made for Greg and I’s wedding. It was beautiful! I was so happy to have had her make it. She did a wonderful job!

  2. John Catron August 17, 2015 at 10:53 pm

    Max, Mike and Linda,
    So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.
    John and Phyllis Catron

  3. Butch and Virginia (Butcher) Click August 19, 2015 at 10:16 am

    Mike, Linda and families,
    Just wanted you to know that we were thinking of you at this difficult time. May your memories of your mom always give you comfort.
    Butch and Virginia (Butcher) Click

  4. Ward and Vicki Stevens August 19, 2015 at 11:35 am

    Linda and the Catron family,
    We offer our sincere condolences for your loss. May God provide you strength.
    Ward and Vicki Stevens

  5. Wayne & Karen Patchett August 19, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    Mike & Charlyn,
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this time of loss.

  6. Linda Johnston August 19, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    Sorry to hear that Melba passed away, such a nice neighbor to us when we were newly weds and then new parents. Can’t find cakes like she used to make. I smile when I think of some of the visits we used to have. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
    Mark & Linda Johnston

  7. Connie Stevens King August 20, 2015 at 12:55 am

    The Catron Family; Prayers are coming your way. Its not easy losing a love one. Just try and remember the good times and all the wonderful things that you did as a family.

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