Katherine Mussio

Katherine “Katie” Mussio (nee Valenta), 57, of Riverside, died on Sept. 13, 2017. 

Born on June 7, 1960 in Mexico City, Missouri, she was an art teacher at Elmwood Park High School. 

Ms. Mussio was the wife of John F. Mussio; the mother of Emily Anne Mussio; the daughter of June Corlett and the late Rudy Valenta; the sister of Nancy (Gideon) Valenta Warne, Rudy (Noriko) Valenta, Mary (Mark) Valenta Placey and John Valenta; and an aunt of many. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 18 at St. Mary Church in Riverside. 

The family appreciates donations in Ms. Mussio’s name to the American Cancer Society or to the Chicago Food Depository. 

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.