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David L. Cato

April 11, 1936 — July 8, 2023

St. Charles, MO

David Lee Cato passed away July 8, 2023, at SSM Saint Joseph Medical Center in St Charles, MO. David was born April 11, 1936 to the late Rosetta Statler and the late James Cato. David was married to Laura Jean Williams for 46 years until she preceded him in death.

David was very communicative and a hard worker. David was a worker wit the railroad and later he had a Amoco Service Station. He never met a stranger. He retired and lived in Willow Springs, MO. Late in life he moved from the farm to senior living at Lake Saint Charles in Saint Charles, MO.

He leaves to cherish his memories: sister, Bonnie (Oscar) Bell; brother, Edgar (Harvella Jones) Mayham; sister, Paula (William) Edwards; Godson, David Lee Williams; special partner, Cathy Robinson; and other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his siblings Mildred Stubbs, Jackie Cato, and Mary Jo Gray.  

A private gathering will be held at Lake St. Charles Retirement and private interment in Cape Girardeau, MO. David will be cremated, and his final resting place will be St. Mary's Cemetery in Cape Girardeau, MO.

Donations in David's Memory made be made to:

Scred Heart Catholic Church

1050 W. Bus Hwy 60-63

Willow Springs, MO 65793


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