Catherine Alton, 100, of Rancho Murieta, Calif., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, surrounded by her loved ones.
Catherine Andrle was born Sept. 21, 1914, in North Liberty. In 1932, she married her childhood sweetheart, the late John Thomas Alton. In 1941, the two boldly moved out to California, where Catherine worked in a war plant. Catherine then devoted her life to her family.