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A. Catsy Ely

A. Catsy Ely

   Augustan Catsy Ely, age 62, of Edina, Missouri, died Thursday, October 18, 2007, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri.

   He was born April 27, 1945 in Knox County, Missouri, the only son of Clayton and Lois Ely.

   Surviving are one sister, Lois Ann Klote of Edina, Missouri, one niece Allison Graves of Wooster, Ohio and one nephew Allen Klote of Columbia, Missouri.

   Catsy was preceded in death by his parents.

   Catsy spent his entire life in Edina and had a strong unwavering love for his family and friends.  Lois Ann his sister returned here from Columbia when Catsy’s father passed away, to be his guardian and they spent 15 happy years together.

   Memorial services were held 2 pm Sunday, October 21, 2007, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri. Beth Schrage gave the Eulogy and Martha Marie Huse, soloist, sang Blue Skies. Burial was in the Linville Cemetery in Edina, Missouri.

   Expressions of sympathy in memory of Catsy Ely may be made to the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, Missouri 63537.