Catherine E. Rutledge, 93
Nov. 24, 1921 -- Jan. 5, 2015

Catherine E. Rutledge nee RaceCatherine E. Rutledge (nee Race), 93, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Cedar Community in the town of West Bend. She was born on Nov. 24, 1921, in Claremont, Virginia, to the late Steve and Mary (Ladamercki) Race. Catherine married Bertram Turner in November 1946 in Glendale, California, and he passed away in July 1950. Catherine then married Blair Rutledge on March 9, 1957, in Montebello, California. Catherine and Blair spent many years living in Milwaukee, until moving to Jackson in the early 1980s, and enjoyed their snowbird time in Nevada. Blair passed away on July 19, 1995.

Catherine was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, West Bend. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, crocheting and was a fabulous cook. She also enjoyed square dancing with the Falls Promanaders and especially spending time with her family.

She is survived by a daughter, Ilona (Mark) Fridl; a granddaughter, Michelle (Brian) Williams; great-granddaughter, Briana Smith; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Mary Race; her husbands, Bertram Turner and Blair Rutledge; a sister, Margaret Mary Vleit; and three brothers, Mike Race, Steve Race and John Race.

A Funeral Mass in remembrance of Catherine will be held on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 11 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 148 S. Eighth Ave., West Bend. The Rev. Richard Craig III will be the celebrant. Visitation will be Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend. Memorials to St. James Episcopal Church are appreciated.

Myrhum Patten Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at