Catherine Wade-McCartney, “The Shoe Lady,” passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. She was born Nov. 4, 1925 in Conway, Kan. She was well known in the Wichita and Houston areas for fitting children’s shoes. Preceding her in death, were her parents; her husband William McCartney; her brother, Ralph; and a nephew, Terrance Wade. Survivors include her sister, Vivian Clark; her nephews, Glenn (Chris) Clark, Ralph Wade, Jr.; a niece, Diane Wade; and stepdaughter, Marsha (Mark) Swartz.
Visitation will be held at Hillside Funeral Home East on Wednesday from 1 to 7 p.m., with family present from 5 to 7. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at McPherson Cemetery in McPherson by Stockham Family Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Harry Hynes Hospice. Online condolences can be sent to www.hillsidefuneralhomeeast.com.