Catherine ‘Kay’ Shutt

Jan. 26, 1924 - March 21, 2007

Catherine "Kay" Shutt of Waukesha, formerly of Arlington Heights, Ill., died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at the age of 83. Kay was born Jan. 26, 1924, the daughter of Arthur and Catherine (Murphy) Farrell in Widnes, England.

She married Geoffrey Shutt on Aug. 18, 1945, and they moved to the U.S. from England in 1947. They resided in Long Island, N.Y., until 1963, when they moved their family of three to Augusta, Ga. In 1966, they moved to Mt. Prospect, Ill., and then relocated to Arlington Heights in 1975. In June 2003, Kay moved to Waukesha to be closer to her family. She worked in a variety of departments for Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. and retired after 22 years of employment.

Kay will be sadly missed by her children, Christine "Chris" Selley of Port Washington, Gregory "Greg" (Patty) Shutt of McHenry, Ill., and Catherine "Cathy" (Jon) Marschall of Waukesha; her grandchildren, Dana and Brandon Selley, Justin and Caitlin Marschall and Corrina Domine; her sister, Claire Phillips of England; sister-in-law, Barbara Purpura of Long Island, N.Y.; and her niece, Pat Foster of Seattle. Kay is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

A memorial service for Kay will be held Thursday, March 29, 2007, at 4 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1415 Dopp St., Waukesha, with the Rev. Frank Janzow officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to The Alzheimers Assoc. Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, 6130 W. National Ave., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53214, or Ascension Lutheran Church - Good Samaritan Fund, 1415 Dopp St., Waukesha, WI 53188. Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, please call 542-6609 or visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com for the online obituary and cards of condolences.