Dorothy E. Katara (nee Baker)

Dorothy E. Katara (nee Baker), 91, of Brookfield, died May 2, 2014 in Naperville.

Ms. Katara was born May 22, 1922 in Forest Park. She was a customer service representative at Marshall Field’s for 17 years before retiring at the age of 69. She enjoyed crocheting.

She was the wife of the late Joseph Katara; the mother of Marla (Bryan) Wright and Donald Katara; the grandmother of Rhonda Welsh and Bryan Wright Jr.; the great-grandmother of Raymond Welsh, Randy Welsh, Tyler Welsh, Kiersten Wright, Megan Wright and Bryan Wright III the sister of Raymond Baker, the late Clarence Baker, the late Edward Baker and the late Chris Baker; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Thursday, May 8 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 Desplaines Ave. in North Riverside. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 9 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at St. Adalbert Cemetery.