Ann Caught Bartges, 90, of State Faculty, Pa. handed away peacefully at dwelling on June 28, 2021.
Ann, born March 23, 1931, was the daughter of the late James Lando Caught and the late Hazel Bloom Caught, all of whom had been members of the Presbyterian Church.
Ann graduated from Clearfield Excessive Faculty in 1949 the place she performed the flute and piccolo and was the drum main of the marching band throughout her senior yr.
After highschool, she attended The Pennsylvania State College majoring in music schooling and minoring in English and was a sister of the Delta Gamma sorority. She preferred to share her nice reminiscences of her days at Penn State.
When she graduated from Penn State, she accepted a instructing place on the Lock Haven Junior Excessive Faculty. Throughout these years, she met and married the late Dr. Elwood E. Bartges, the love of her life.
After they married on July 24, 1965, they moved to Cherry Hill, N.J., the place she taught music within the Camden Faculty District whereas Dr. Bartges attended the College of Pennsylvania to acquire his diploma in orthodontics.
When Dr. Bartges acquired his orthodontics diploma, they determined to maneuver to and begin a observe in State Faculty. They had been welcomed to the group and made many lifelong associates.
Other than helping with the back-office work vital for the observe, she was an avid knitter, liked to learn, loved taking part in bridge together with her bridge membership and socializing together with her associates. Later in life, she loved touring and attending a wide range of circuses with long-time household pal, Dr. Donald Curtis.
She is survived by her son, James Edwin Bartges and her daughter-in-law, Liisa (Piper) Bartges; sisters-in-law, Donna (John) Thompson and Janet Wible alongside many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in loss of life by her husband, Dr. Elwood E. Bartges; brother-in-law, Dr. Dean S. Bartges and his spouse Patricia (Fleming); sister-in-law, Connie Stover; and brother-in-law, Richard Wible.
Jim and Liisa want to thank Grownup Transitional Care for his or her help permitting Ann to have the ability to proceed her impartial way of life at dwelling.
Visitation can be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Koch Funeral Dwelling, 2401 S. Atherton St., State Faculty, Pa. Funeral providers will instantly comply with with the Reverend Dean Lindsay of the State Faculty Presbyterian Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions might be made to The Allegheny Spay and Neuter Clinic, Woodland, Pa. and/or One Canine At A Time (ODAAT) Pet Rescue, Lewistown, Pa.
Preparations are below the care of Koch Funeral Dwelling, State Faculty.
On-line condolences and signing of the visitor e book could also be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com.