Kathryn L. Souder
January 18, 1953 ~ October 12, 2015
Kathryn L. Souder, age 62, of New Castle, Delaware passed away peacefully on Monday, October 12, 2015.
A lifelong Delawarean, Kathryn was born in Wilmington, Delaware on January 18, 1953, she was a daughter of Virginia Smith Ellis and the late Kenneth Ellis, Sr.
Kathryn worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company as a legal secretary, retiring in 2009 following 13 years of dedicated service.
Strong in her faith, she loved attending New Castle Free Will Baptist Church.
A talented artist, Kathryn took great pride and enjoyed creating paintings of various sorts. She was a collector of many nick nacks and especially enjoyed shopping for antiques.
In addition to her father, Kenneth Ellis, Sr., Kathryn was preceded in death by a daughter, Christy Souder, and two grandsons, Nathaniel Souder and Austin Myers.
She leaves many fond memories to her loving husband, Welton L. Souder, Sr., two children, Stacey Myers (Jimmy) of Wilmington, DE and Welton L. Souder, Jr. (Brandi) of New Castle, DE; a sister, Virginia Stigler (Harry) of Wilmington, DE; two brothers, Kenneth A. Ellis, Jr. (Bonnie) of Millington, MD and Larry W. Ellis (Susan) of New Castle, DE and four very special grandchildren, Edward Cross, Matthew Sheats, Jr., Karissa Souder and Tyler Souder.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday morning, October 16, 2015 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where friends may visit with Kathryn’s family from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery, near Port Penn, DE.
In honor of Kathryn’s love for her church, memorial contributions may be made to New Castle Free Will Baptist Church, 407 Moores Lane, New Castle, DE 19720.