Catherine R. McTavish

Catherine R. McTavish

OREGON-Catherine R. McTavish, age 56, of Oregon, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 12, 2012, at her home. She was born on August 26, 1955, in Wausau, the daughter of Donald J. and Cecilia V. (Neta) McTavish. Catherine married the love of her life, Bryan A. Hulstedt and they lived in Rockford, Ill. until his death on Oct. 9, 2009. She respected and cherished her co-workers at Zimbrick Buick. Catherine had passion for genealogy and loved sharing the stories, fact or exaggeration. She enjoyed playing golf, the Packers, travelling, and living life to the fullest. Cathy loved her family and friends, always being the strong shoulder to lean on.

There are many people who will miss her hugs, her contagious laugh, and the sparkle in her eyes including her loving son, Jeremy (Chandra) Pelikan; grandchildren, Tallon and Camree Pelikan; mother, Cecilia; brothers and sisters, Daniel (Connie) McTavish, Eugene (Sue) McTavish, Robert (Jody) McTavish, Jim (Amy) McTavish, Greg McTavish, and Sandy (John) O’Connor; special nephews, Jack and Sean; and many nephews, nieces, and special friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park St., Oregon, at 11 A. M. on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, and also from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Friday.