May 22, 2024

Catherine Marie Nelson Amerin,

Catherine Marie Nelson Amerin, 89, died Monday, May 25, 2015 at her residence in Liberal, KS. 

She was born Oct. 25, 1925 in Plains, KS the daughter of Vincent and Hester (Dickerson) Nelson. 

She is a graduate from Liberal High School and has been a longtime resident of Liberal. 
She was employed in Naval Ship Yard in California and also was a waitress and a Night Auditor for Holiday Inn and for 64 years she was a self-employed tax preparer. 

She had married Donald Wood, William Kemp, Ivan Holmes, and Joseph Amerin. They all preceded her in death. 

She was in the Women Air Corp during WWII. 

Survivors include: 

Sons Charles “Rocky” Kemp and wife Pricilla Odessa, TX 
Alen Holmes and wife Cheral Florida 
Jim Cash and wife Brenda Longview, TX 
Milford “Geno” Holmes Reno, NV  
Joseph “Joe” Amerin and wife Fonda Liberal, KS 

Daughters Hester Goran and husband Bill ?? 
Nina Garcia Liberal, KS 
Margaret Koetting Liberal, KS 
Marcella Stoll and husband Douglas Liberal, KS 

Sister Lillian Lavonne (Nelson) Cash Longview, TX 

Many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. 

She is preceded in death by Parents, brother Vincent Hugh Nelson, 2 sisters Viola Lenore (Nelson) Krell and Rosealee (Nelson) Dunn, son-in-laws Freddie Yazzie Sr. and Henry “Hank” Steven Koetting and grandchild Freddie Yazzie Jr. 

Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel. 
Cremation has taken place and there will be a register book available to sign on Friday and Saturday at Brenneman Funeral Home. 

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Catherine Amerin Memorial Fund in care of Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901