Katherine Helen “Kate” Lessig, 74, of Texarkana, Texas, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at her home.

Mrs. Lessig was born Nov. 11, 1937, in Hartford, Conn. She was a homemaker and member of senior bowling league at Holiday Bowl, Over 30 Dance Club and Heritage Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Lessig.

Survivors include one daughter, Michele Lessig of Texarkana; two grandchildren, Chad Cutlar of Ohio and Casey Smith of Florida; one sister-in-law, Betty Jane Fulton of Connecticut; one special friend, Robert Merritt of Texarkana; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Chapelwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Wagstaff officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 803 Spruce St., Texarkana, TX 75501.

Online registration is at

chapelwoodfuneralhome.com.



Published: 10/09/2012