Irv Katenbrink

[5 FEB 1931 - M2 - 20531 - 18 OCT 2017]

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Sitting: Nancy and Ed Mendell - Will Holbrook - Vorece Batchman - Peggy Dryer - Standing: ? - Irv Katenbrink - Paul Sullivan - Julie Dryer [50th Reunion]



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[15th Reunion - 1970]

Row 8: Auer - McNair - Street - Wix - Row 7: Horst - Paul Parks - ? - Dugan - Grubbs - Domeck - Bliss - Row 6: Howie Stone - Newton - Booras - Strom - McDonald - Row 5: Fikaris - Schick - Gallup - Cardillo - Wheeler - Masson - Row 4: Katenbrink - Spellman - Joseph - ? - Schlotter - Row 3: Bergen - Fralen - ? - Andrews - Dunaway - Bob Johnson - Jim Ryan - Row 2: Bean - Strati - Soper - Jeter - Wiegand - Lenio - Price - Row 1: Prater - Thorsen - Meisenheimer - Reid - Zaborowski - Feagin - Joe Franklin

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M-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Sullivan - Batchman - Bosshard - Mullan - Blanton - Katenbrink - 2nd Row: Schmidt - Rock - Mendell - 3rd Row: Burkhart - Enslow - Farrington - Burroughs - 4th Row: Holbrook - Dryer - Cliff Jones (CO) - Ben Franklin (Absent: McIntosh)



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Irvin George Katenbrink

Irvin George Katenbrink was born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 5th of February 1931 and appointed to West Point by Senator Richard Russell of Georgia. He entered West Point on 3 July 1951and was in Company M 2. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Infantry.


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Jean McCarty Katenbrink

Jean McCarty Katenbrink of Syria, Virginia, died at home on Saturday, September 6, 2008, following a brave battle against breast cancer. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Colonel Irvin George Katenbrink Jr. (Ret); daughters, Charlotte Catherine Katenbrink Lenhoff and Barbara Katenbrink Chesser; daughter-in-law, Terry M. Katenbrink; son-in-law, Brian Douglas Lenhoff; four grandchildren, Joshua Shawn Katenbrink, Erin Simms Halouska, Zachary Adam Chesser, and Owen Michael Chesser; and four great-grandchildren, Tyler and MacKenzie Katenbrink, and Noah and Aiden Halouska. In addition, she is survived by her sister, Cynthia Ford; extended family, Stacy Anderson, Valerie Katenbrink, Bobby Halouska, and many nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by her son, Irvin George Katenbrink III; and her parents, Cynthia Ellis Jones McCarty and Glenn Preston McCarty.

Jean was born in Greenwood, South Carolina, on June 30, 1936, and was raised in Georgia. As a devoted career army wife, she also lived in Germany, New York, Kansas, Illinois, and Virginia. In addition to being a homemaker, Jean was an executive secretary for Woodward and Lothrop in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. for many years.

Her passions were her family, her country, her friends, bridge, history, archeology, travel, and her flower garden.

Unbeknownst to many of those around her, she was involved with a number of charitable organizations. Her quiet and anonymous dedication to providing food, cloth-ing, and other necessities to those in need is a testament to her selflessness.


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Irvin George Katenbrink

I am sad to report that Irv Katenbrink, 1955, Co M2, passed today. He is survived by his two daughters, Charlotte Catherine (Katenbrink) Lenhoff and Barbara (Katenbrink) Chesser.

Irv lived in Syria, VA and had been under the weather for about a month. I have no info at this time of services planned. Irv was not on the Class net and we didn't have an email address for him. Barbara's email address is "bkchesser@msn.com".

I will forward any additional information that I receive.

Grip hands...
~jackC
Jack Campbell
18 OCT 2017


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Irv Katenbrink Funeral Service

Funeral service on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 11:00 AM, at Preddy Funeral Home, 59 Edgewood School Lane, Madison, VA 22727 followed by a brief gravesite service at the Criglersville Shiloh Cemetery. Immediately following the service, Irv's family invites everyone to join them in celebrating his life at a reception at Graves Mountain Lodge Kite House in Syria, VA.

Dad's charity of choice is:

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    501 St Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105.
    1-800-822-6344
    Fax: 901-578-2805


Barbara Katenbrink Chesser
bkchesser@msn.com
703-217-3489


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