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Catherine Lee Kiefer

April 30, 1944 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 73)

Catherine Lee Kiefer, 73, of Amarillo passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 6:00 pm Monday, March 12, 2018 at Schooler Funeral Home, Brentwood Chapel, 4100 S. Georgia, Amarillo. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.

Rosary will be said 7:00 pm Thursday, March 15, 2018 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 3201 Sunrise Rd., Round Rock.  Memorial services will be 10:00 am Friday, March 16, 2018  at St. John Vianney Catholic Church.  Inurnment will be in Our Lady of The Rosary Cemetery, 330 Berry Ln., Georgetown.  Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, Amarillo.

Catherine Lee Kiefer was born April 30, 1944 in Dayton, Ohio to Alvin and Angelina Gerdes.  She graduated  with a degree in Medical Records.  On September 29, 1962 Catherine married Paul James Kiefer in San Antonio. They moved to Amarillo in 1966 where they began their business. Catherine was a partner and bookkeeper in Paul’s Bookkeeping and Tax Service for 41 years. She was a member of the National Association of Accounts and of St. Thomas the Apostle Church where she was active in the Alter Society.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Catherine is survived by her husband of 55 years, Paul Kiefer of Amarillo; three sons, George Kiefer and wife Isabell of Austin, Michael Kiefer and wife JoBeth of Austin, and Elvis Kiefer and wife Sarah of Roundrock; nine grandchildren, Michael Kiefer, Jr. and wife Amanda, Monica Schultz and husband Dustin, Miranda Kiefer, Miles Kiefer, Lily Kiefer, Sam Kiefer, Gisell Kiefer, Nathalie Kiefer, and Caroline Kiefer; two great-grandchildren, Sadie Kiefer and Michael Kiefer, III; a brother, Alvin Gerdes; two sisters, Mary Ann Moehrig and Patty Bendle; and many more loving family and friends.

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