George William Katje, 84, of Payson, died May 12, 2001 in Payson. He was born Aug. 23, 1916 in Ierton, Iowa.
Mr. Katje was a member of Rim Valley Church of God. He previously was a member of Phoenix First Christian Reformed Church. He was retired from the Goshen, New York School System as a custodian, and moved to Arizona upon early retirement.
Survivors include two daughters, Doris Frerichs of Pine, and Joyce Miller of Phoenix; one son, James Katje of Phoenix; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Katje, in 1994, and one son, George Katje, in 1992.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, May 21 at Rim Valley Church of God, Payson.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.