Catherine M. Kuethe

Catherine M. Kuethe

Suffolk, VA
12.10.1964 - 09.18.2020
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Catherine M. Kuethe, 55, loving and beloved wife (soulmate), mother, sister, daughter, and friend passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at her home in Suffolk, VA.

After high school Catherine enlisted in the US Army. After her honorable discharge she raised two beautiful daughters. She then began her academic journey in the field of microbiology. Catherine achieved her Master of Science from Old Dominion University. She enjoyed a rewarding career as a Science Lab Manager at Tidewater Community College. She was also a treasured member of the Community Garden Club of Suffolk. She was passionate about yoga and bicycling, and with her vast knowledge of microbiology she enjoyed being an avid herbalist, gardener, and nature enthusiast.

Cherishing the life and memories of Catherine are her parents, Niles Webb (Dianne) of Marmora, NJ and Charlotte Wiegand (John) of Norristown, PA; husband, Robert C. Kuethe; daughters and son, Charlotte Bancroft (Stephen) of Las Vegas, NV, Marie White (Brandon) of Cleveland, TN and Skylar Kuethe (Ana) of Las Vegas, NV; five grandchildren, Riley, Dresden, Elijah, Anais and Leonardo; siblings, Julia, Bill, Jennifer, Beth, Ethan, and Dylan.

With Catherine’s strong devotion to the empowerment of women and her support of women in leadership, in lieu of flowers please make any donations to

Family, friends, and others whose lives Catherine touched are invited to the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory,  509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA. at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Due to COVID and family and friends who cannot make it, the family has provided a livestream link. 
  Condolences may be offered at

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk , VA 23434
United States


This was a beautiful video. So many wonderful pictures of Catherine enjoying time with her family and friends. She will be dearly missed.

Lisa Shaw

Charlotte and Steve- Our deepest condolences go out to you and your family. Love The Watsons

Amy and Dennis Watson

Rob --

I am so sorry.


Tracy Nabers

Sorry for your loss Rob

Trey Freeman

Rob, Charlotte, Stephen, Marie, Brandon and Catherine's entire family: We cannot even begin to express how sorry we are to hear about Catherine. I know everyone is so heartbroken with losing her way too soon. Please know everyone are in our thoughts & prayers during this extremely sad time.

Jill and Tom Roskowski (Friends)

Rob, Tom and I donated $125.00 to The Women’s Venture fund for Catherine. Jill and Tom Roskowski

Jill Roskowski

Beautiful remembrance video for a wonderful woman! We extend our heartfelt sympathies to Niles, Rob & all your family. Will keep praying for you all.

Dale & Maddy Fourqurean

Maddy Fourqurean

My condolences to your family. Your Ere cousin. RIP Kate

Robin Seib

My heart and condolences goes out to the family. She will be missed. What a lovely lady!

Barry Tiller

I am so sorry for your loss Rob, U Niles, Dianne, Julie and John, Billie and Denise, Marie and Charlotte. And your families. We are keeping each of you in prayer, a life gone way to soon. Hold each other close, love deeply we never know what each day will bring. Catherine was a very sweet fun person. And she will be deeply missed!
Rae Lynn and Denny

Rae Lynn Belknap

The memorial service was beautiful. Thank you for live streaming for those of us that were unable to be there.

Rae Lynn Belknap

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