Catherine Florence Whitaker passed away Monday, May 13, 2013 in the Bartlesville Care Center.

She was 91 years old.

Whitaker was born July 20, 1921, in Pawhuska, Okla., the daughter of Bill and Bertha (Ware) Wilson. She was a graduate of Pawhuska High School. A homemaker, she enjoyed talking to people, loved being with her grandkids, and always "did it her way."

Survivors include her daughter Helen Ostdickenberg and husband, J.R.; grandson Danny Osdtdickenberg; seven additional grandchildren and two nieces.

Ms. Whitaker was preceded in death by her parents and two children, Mary Cork and Kenneth Whitaker.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 16, 10 a.m., at the Pawhuska City Cemetery. Rev. Roy Moss will officiate. Interment will follow.

McCartney’s Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.