Katherine Cortner, a pastor’s wife, died Sept. 7. She was 69.

Kathy served alongside her husband, Dave, in several churches in Iowa. In 1999 they relocated to New Jersey, where Dave is now pastor of Bethel Church in Cherry Hill. While her children were young, Kathy focused on being a stay-at-home mom, and in 2005 she began her own business, KRC Interior Transformations. Certified in interior redesign and real estate staging, she enjoyed the work immensely of decorating and staging homes.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Dave; her children, Angela Terpstra, Heidi Holdridge, and Brady; and 11 grandchildren.