Gregory Lynn Kater, 52, passed away on Saturday (Sept. 24, 2011) at Via Christi Hospital in Wichita.


Gregory Lynn Kater, 52, passed away on Saturday (Sept. 24, 2011) at Via Christi Hospital in Wichita.
He was born on Feb. 10, 1959, in Newton to Donald C. Kater and Gloria M. (Lewis) Kater. He was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather and friend.
Greg graduated from Newton High School in 1977 and Dodge City Community College in 1979. He was a self-employed insurance agent.
Survivors include a son, Justin Lee Kater of El Dorado; daughter, Maegan Rose Kater; grandson, Cameron John Giles; mother, Gloria Kater, all of Newton; granddaughter, Isabella Kater; two sisters, Martha Disberger (Dennis) of Morton, Ill., and LaDonna (Greg) Schmidt of Newton; nieces and nephews; special friend, Vanessa Hill; and beloved friend, his cat, Chloe.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Kater.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, with family greeting visitors from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Church of Christ, 210 E. Fourth St. in Newton. The Rev. Jerry Scribner will preside. There will be a private family inurnment.
Memorials may be made to the Caring Hands Humane Society, First United Church of Christ or The American Diabetes Association, all in care of the funeral home, at 120 E . Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.
Friends also may sign the book online at www.broadwaycolonialfh.com.