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Gregory F. Katzer

March 12, 1939 — January 7, 2024

Gregory Fredrick Katzer, age 84, of Greeley, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at his home.

He was born on March 12, 1939,the fifth of thirteen, on a farm southeast of Greeley, the son of Tony and Anna (Egidy) Katzer.

On June 3, 1967, Greg married Shirley Hager at St. John's Catholic Church in Greeley, Kansas. This union was blessed with four children, Norbert, Dale, Susan and Randy.

Greg retired from working for Taylor Forge, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union #441. In earlier years, Gregory traveled to Colorado to work in the fruit orchard for several years. He had a passion for deer hunting, fishing and squirrel hunting. A fond memory in their family was hosting yearly fish frys with family and friends. Greg enjoyed working on the farm and planting a garden every year. He loved riding motorcycles and had three different ones over the years.

Gregory was a member of the St. John's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus at Greeley, Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Ralph Katzer, three brothers, Mark Katzer, Maurice Katzer and Jerry Katzer.

Greg is survived by his wife, Shirley Katzer, of the home; children, Norbert Katzer and Dale Katzer of Osawatomie, Kansas; Susan McCarty of Wellsville, Kansas; and Randy Katzer and Kelly of Lawrence, Kansas; two grandchildren, Paige McCarty of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Dylan McCarty of Pittsburg, Kansas; brothers, Virgil Katzer and wife Linda, Ben Katzer and wife Barbara, Fred Katzer and wife Nancy, Mike Katzer; and four sisters, Anthonette Wolken, Marlene Hermreck, Theresa Morgan, Kathy Wittman and husband Chuck; sister-in-law, Kay Katzer; and many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 11, 2024, at St. John's Catholic Church in Greeley, Kansas. Burial will follow in the St. John's Cemetery, Greeley. A Rosary will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday evening at St. John's Church, followed by visitation from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM at St. John's Hall in Greeley. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Building Fund and left in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com
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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

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Thursday, January 11, 2024

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