Obituary of John Alexander Katra
John Alexander Katra, 53, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Indianapolis. He was born in Kittery, Maine on February 27, 1966 to Jeanna E. and Larry A. Katra.
He lived for cooking, family and animals, especially Kelly’s dogs. John was passionate about football, Notre Dame was his favorite team, racing, rock-n-roll and playing the drums. He enjoyed fishing and anything he could do outdoors. He was full of adventure.
John is survived by his father, Larry Katra of Indianapolis; sister, Kelly M. Newman of Carmel; brother-in-law’s, Donald E. Newman of Carmel and Howard Young of Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanne E. Katra; grandmothers, Norene Ballard and Hazel Cote.
John had a huge heart, he lived simply and cared deeply.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that memorial contributions be made to the Humane Society of Indianapolis, 7929 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268.
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