In Wallingford, August 23, 2002, Katherine Walters Umbricht of 85 Spring Garden and formerly of Gorham Dr., Hamden. Wife of the late Eugene Sanford Umbricht, mother of Kathy Umbricht Straka and husband Donald Straka of Hamden, sister of William F. Walters of Wallingford. Also survived by 2 grandchildren, David and Katherine Straka of Hamden. Predeceased by brothers, Theodore and Frederick Walters. Mrs Umbricht was born in New Haven, July 30, 1914, daughter of the late Frederick and Katherine Furcht Walters and was a graduate of Hillhouse High School class of 1933 and the McKeown Business School for Bookkeeping. She was employed with Strouse-Adler Co., General Tire and Equifax Co. She was a member of the Dunbar United Church of Christ and had served as a Deaconess a member of the Women's Guild had served as President and other offices. Also, a member of the Dunbar Community Club, volunteer for the American Red Cross and a member of Alice Chapter Eastern Star, O.E.S. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 27, at 11:00 a.m. at the Dunbar United Church of Christ, 419 Dunbar Hill Rd., Hamden. Memorial contributions made to, Partnerships Center for Adult Day Care, 30 Gilles Rd., Hamden, CT 06517 or American Red Cross, 703 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06511 or to Dunbar United Church of Christ, 419 Dunbar Hill Rd., Hamden, CT 06518 or the Masonic Charity Foundation, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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