Kathryn Schrock-Butler

February 18, 1942 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 79)


Kathryn Schrock-Butler, 79, of Rockwood, died December 9, 2021 at Somerset Hospice House. Born February 18, 1942 in Allehgeny County, PA, she is the daughter of Walter Raymond and Doris C. (Riggs) Rose Sr. Preceded in death by her parents, first husband who was her high school sweetheart Frederick Earl Schrock who died May 21, 1993, after 30 years of marriage, and brother Walter Raymond "Sonny" Rose Jr, and sisters Janice Margaret Rose, and Cynthia Ann Rose. Survived by her second husband Lloyd J. Butler to who she would have celebrated their 27th anniversary on December 16th, daughters; Susan Kathleen Darr and husband Jeffrey A. of Somerset, Amy S. Elliott of State College, and Jennifer Ann Schrock of Rockwood, grandchildren: Jessica N. Hange, Nicholas Hange and fiance Taylor Hiltabidel, and Lauren E. Elliott, great-grandchildren: Samuel R. Harbaugh, Josie M. Harbaugh and Beckett J. Hange, also brother William Elwood Rose of Somerset. Kathryn was a 1960 graduate of Rockwood High School, and a 1963 graduate of Westmoreland Hospital School of Nursing, she began her RN career with Somerset Hospital, and then the majority of her career was with the Somerset State Hospital as staff RN, and then the Patient Care Coordinator, she retired from SCI Laurel Highlands. Friends received 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Somerset, where a service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday with Reverend Nila Cogan officiating. Interment Rockwood IOOF Cemetery. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the Hospice of your choice. to leave a condolence please visit

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