Catherine J. (Gambrel) Dunigan, 90, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, IN.

She was born Feb. 11, 1922, in Posey County, the daughter of Homer and Elizabeth (Geiss) Owens.


Catherine was a homemaker, quilted, crocheted and loved to play bingo. She was a member of South Gibson Apostolic Church. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, dearly loved children and she never complained about anything.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Carol (Ralph) Winterheimer; sons, Charles V. (Bonnie), Larry L. (Norma), David A. (Sherri) and Dennis O. (Janet) Gambrel; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Vernon Gambrel of 43 years and Newell Dunigan of 14 years; and sisters, Dorothy Robb and Bonnie Rene Williams.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 16, at Holders Funeral Home with the Pastor Joe Sizemore officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Wadesville.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family wishes to thank Southern Care Hospice for the wonderful care they provided and also to River Oaks Health Campus where she was well cared for.