MIFFLINTOWN - Kathy S. "Kate" Trout, 62, of Mifflintown, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at her home.
Born Aug. 5, 1949, in Hackensack, N.J., she is the daughter of the late James N. and Martha K. (Samo) Shaffer Sr.
She is survived by: her husband, Dr. Gary W. Trout, whom she married May 10, 1969; one daughter, Wendy A. Trego and husband, Bryan, of Mifflintown; two grandchildren, Keith C. and Dakota B. Trego; and brothers and sisters, James N. Shaffer Jr. of Summerville, Fla., Kim E. Shaffer and Dawn I. Ramsey, both of Columbia City, Ind. and Robert A. Shaffer of Michigan.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Tammy Trout.
Kathy was the Administrative Assistant for Trout Chiropractic and in the 1970s, owned and operated the former Juniata Valley School of Dance.
She was a member and past president of the Juniata County BPW Club, past BPW District Director, and former member and past president of the Kiwanis Club of Juniata County. She enjoyed golfing, reading, gardening and spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren.
Her funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 South Third Street, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Anna Ritter officiating. There will be a viewing on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in memory of Kathy to the Kiwanis Club of Juniata County Community Service Fund, PO Box 26, Mifflintown, PA 17059.
Guss Funeral Home Inc. has care of the arrangements and condolences may be offered at www.gussfh.com.