CHRISMAN – Katherine Marie “Kat” Huffaker, 66, of Chrisman, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. She managed the Casey’s General Store in Chrisman for 25 years.
A funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Krabel Funeral Home. Burial follows at Cherry Point Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec 7, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Huffaker was born Aug. 15, 1951, the daughter of the late Homer and Josephine Ballard Wolfe.
She is survived by one daughter, Shawna J. Huffaker Boyer of Chrisman; a sister, Margaret “Peg” McCollum; three brothers, Chuck (Kay) Wolfe of Chrisman, Roger Wolfe of Indianapolis, Ind., and Rodney (Melinda) Wolfe of Chrisman; a granddaughter: Sabrina Boyer of Chrisman; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Mrs. Huffaker loved serving her community. She was a foster parent for many years, supported students in the Chrisman schools and organized and ran the Spring Easter Egg Hunt in Chrisman for 16 years. She was an alumna of the FFA, enjoyed collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia and working in and decorating her yard.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Online condolences may be left at www.krabelfuneralhome.com.