Charles Katz

Huron

Charles “Alan” Katz, 77, of Huron, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at his home in Huron.

His funeral service was held on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the First Presbyterian Church in Huron. Visitation, with family present, was held Friday, Oct. 12, at the Welter Funeral home in Huron. A prayer service and time of sharing was held after the visitation on Friday and before the service at the church on Saturday.

Charles Alan Katz was born July 13, 1941, to Paul and Lillian Katz in Beadle County. Alan attended school at Valley School #2 and Whittier School before attending Huron public school.

In 1957, Alan married Shirley Janssen in Rock Rapids, Iowa, but they lived in Huron where they remained their entire lives. 

Alan started out working for a taxi service, did light mechanic work and put up ice for Armour’s. He also hunted and trapped to help pay bills before starting his career with Burnison’s Plumbing and Heating at the age of 16. He stayed there for 27 years becoming a master plumber, sheet metal journeyman and a backhoe operator. In 1984, Alan decided to switch jobs and began working for the City of Huron Wastewater Treatment Plant as head of maintenance and a class two certified wastewater treatment operator for 22 years until his retirement.

Alan is survived by his wife, Shirley; three sons, Tim (Rita) Katz of Woonsocket, Wade (Renea) Katz of Huron, Jay (Chris) Katz of Huron; one daughter, Tammy Katz-Wahlert of Mitchell; two brothers, Gene (Bonnie) Katz of Huron, Bob (Christine) Katz of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Phyllis Buck of Texas; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Alan was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Lillian Katz; one brother, Don Katz; four sisters, Verla Teply, Fran Wulf, Delores Stoppelmoor and Baby Nancy; one grand-daughter, Stephanie Beigh, and Alan’s in-laws.

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