‘Cathy’ Tyler

Mary Catherine “Cathy” Tyler, 50, of Iola died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at Allen County Hospital in Iola.
She was born Oct. 17, 1959, in Iola, the daughter of Merl H. and Eva Mae (Smith) Pollman. She graduated from Iola High School in 1978.
On Aug. 3, 1979, she married David A. Tyler. They made their home in Iola. She worked for USD 257 in the school cafeteria for six years. She then did bookkeeping and accounting for several different firms along with owning a couple of consignment stores. She worked for First Title Service Company before going to work at the Allen County Courthouse in the treasurer’s office.
She enjoyed bowling, quilting and going to stock car races.
She is survived by her husband of the home; a son, Terry and his wife, Desirae, Pittsburg; a daughter, Kristy Sutherland and her husband, Chuck, Iola; four grandchildren, Breckon, Hallie, Isaac and Tate; two brothers, Kenny Beach, Spring Hill, and Bob Pollman, Iola; and two sisters, Verna Beasley, Girard, and Doris King, Houston, Texas.
A sister, Karen Yocham, died earlier.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels in Iola.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church in Iola. Chaplain Lloyd Houk and the Rev. Jim Rausch will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Memorials to Allen County Healthcare Foundation (Hospice) may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences for the family may be left at iolafuneral.com.