Katherine E. Chaffins

March 14, 1928 - April 19, 2018

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Saturday, April 21, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Saturday, April 21, 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Katherine E. Chaffins, 90, of LaGrange died Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 1:47 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor, LaGrange.

She was born March 14, 1928, in Whitley County to J. Raymond and Florence (Kyler) Messner.

She had worked at Flint & Walling in Kendallville and retired from Lyall Electric in Rome City.

She was a member of the Colonel Augustin de la Balme Chapter of the DAR in Whitley County for the past 69 years and was their oldest member.

Surviving are two sons, Jim (Deb) King of LaGrange and Brad (Cheri) King of Kendallville; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Delores (Robert) Krider of Columbia City.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Chaffins; a sister, Janice Dailey; and her first husband, H. Lee King.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Pastor Mike Hamm of the Stroh Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in Woodruff Cemetery.

Calling is Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Tom and Cheryl NOTT
April 21st, 2018 7:26pm
South Milford, Indiana

Our sincere condolences to the family of Katherine, we are out of town and unable to pay our respects. She was such a sweet woman and will be truly missed. Our sympathy. Tom and Cheri Nott

Darlene Warner
April 19th, 2018 9:36pm

Jim,Deb, Brad & Cheri & family. So sorry to hear this. Praying for you all. May God comfort you all at this time. Darlene & Travis