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Catherine Mary Theis Marr

August 14, 1926 - February 20, 2019

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Keller, Texas.  Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.  Interment:  Calvary Cemetery, Sheboygan, Wisconsin on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11 a.m.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her name with “The Parkinson’s Voice Project” of Richardson, Texas which was instrumental in Catherine’s life. Contributions can be made via Parkinson Voice Project, 646 N. Coit Road, Suite 2250, Richardson, TX 75080 or at

Catherine Mary Marr, 92, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas, after a long battle fighting Parkinson’s disease.

Catherine was born in Douglas Township, Iowa on August 14, 1926.  She married Francis Marr on December 27, 1947 and together they raised seven children in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. They owned and operated the “Witt’s End Motel” for several years.

After her husband, Francis, passed away, Catherine worked as a secretary in the office of Urban Middle School in Sheboygan.  She loved to travel and spend time with her family as much as possible. With her family, she took several cross country trips to the east and west coasts. She had a sense of humor and a strong will.  Photo albums were her specialty and she was meticulous in compiling family pictures. She never wasted anything.

Known as “Kay” to family and friends, she will be greatly missed and always remembered for her patience, reliability, compassion, love of family, and zest for life.

She is survived by her daughter, Debra Vopal and husband, Michael ( only and ‘favorite’ son-in-law); sons, David and wife, Doreen, Kenneth and wife, Evelyn, Philip and wife, Kathleen, Patrick, Timothy and wife, Kathleen; grandchildren, Allison (Brian), Michael, Terra, Scott (Susan), Jennifer (Michael), Brian (Lori), Christine (Travis), Amanda (Joseph), Samantha (Jacob), Cornelius (Melanie), Emerson (Stephany), Kyle, Kari, Angela (John Patrick), Katherine, Elizabeth and Caroline; great grandchildren, Karlye, Khloe, Silas, Penelope, Colin, Samuel, Megan, Melissa, Baxter, Joseph, Talia, Tatum, Rohan, Lorelai, LaReyna, and John Patrick.  She is also survived by her sisters, Dolores Steffen and Pauline Ovel, sister-in-law, Pat Theis, and brother, Dean (Bonnie) Theis.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Francis Marr, her second husband, George Conrardy, her beloved daughter, Ann Jenine, and brother, Don Theis.