Catherine “Marie” Simon

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Catherine “Marie” Simon, 98, of Golden, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Baylor, Scott and White Hospital in Grapevine, Texas.

She was born on Dec. 2, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Charles and JoHannah (Pluckenbaum) Stauber. On April 24, 1944, in New York City, she was united in marriage to Howard Thomas “Tom” Simon.

She grew up in the Chicago area and moved with her husband to the Shell Knob-Golden area. She became a charter member of the Holy Family Catholic Church.

Survivors include: her children, Ellen Arnott (John) of Trophy Club, Texas, Tom Simon (Elizabeth) of Mt. Vernon, Iowa, Carol Beck (Don) of Hilton Head S.C., Pam Higgins-Gilbert (Wayne) of Joshua Tree, Calif., and Deborah “Simone” Simon of Arizona; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Tom; two sons, Bob and Chuckie; and one daughter Linda.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Lake Park Memorial Gardens in Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.

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