Catherine Cyrella Grogan

Tuesday, September 5, 2006

CATHERINE CYRELLA GROGAN, a resident of Berryville, was born July 18, 1915, in Chicago, Ill., a daughter of Frank and Catherine (Loftas) Krips. She died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, in Berryville at the age of 91.

Kay moved to Arkansas from Chicago in the early 1950s. She was a homemaker. She was a nursing home administrator until her retirement in 1978. She enjoyed family, fishing, traveling, and collecting rocks.

She is survived by two sons, Frank Charles Curry of Berry?ville, and William John and Bessie Curry of Rogers; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Krips of Utah; a sister, Louella Owens of Denver, Colo.; several nieces and nephews; other relatives; and a host of friends.

On Oct. 2, 1957, she was united in marriage with Roy Grogan, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Catherine Krips; four brothers; and three sisters.

Graveside funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Larry Montgomery officiating under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at