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Catherine V. Blozevich Mallett, 1925-2007

The Daily Iowegian - 4 October 2007
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  Catherine Virginia (Blozevich) Mallett, 82, a lifelong resident of Appanoose County, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. 
  Catherine was born July 7, 1925 to A.R. (Tony) and Opal (McCoy) Blozevich. She married L.H. (Barney) Mallett in 1942.  Survivors include a son and his wife, Lawrence (Larry) Roger and Dana Mallett of Lawrence, Kan.; a daughter and her husband, Beverly Kay Mallett Cosby and Tony Cosby of Overland Park, Kan.; two grandchildren, Tom and Erin Cosby of Omaha, Neb., and Nicholas Cosby of Peoria, Ill.; and three great-grandchildren, Samantha, John and Brandon Cosby of Omaha.
  She was preceded in death by her husband in April 2007, and her parents.  Catherine graduated from Numa High School in 1942 and was a member of the Numa High School Girl’s Basketball Team that won the 1941 Iowa State Championship. She was widely known in the area for her accordion and piano playing, faithfully going to various nursing facilities on a regular basis. She was a lifetime member of Jerome Methodist Church where she played piano for services for over 50 years. Catherine was a regular contributor to the dinners at the Jerome Methodist Church, where she was known for her homemade noodles.
  Visitation will be held Friday evening, Oct. 5, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Thomas Lange Funeral Home, with funeral services to be held Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Shari Squires officiating. Burial will be at the Jerome Cemetery.
  A memorial has been established to the Jerome Methodist Church and may be left at or mailed to the Thomas Lange Funeral Home, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa 52544. Condolences may be left online at www.thomaslange funeralhome.com.

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Gravestone in Jerome Cemetery


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