Kathryn Grissinger Stoudt, 91, died Friday at the Mennonite Home after a brief illness. A graduate of William Penn High School in Harrisburg, she was employed as a telephone operator until her marriage. She and her husband operated Stoudt’s Homemade Ice Cream in Harrisburg for many years; and after retirement moved to a small farmette (Frog Hollow Farm) in Jonestown.
She was an active member and Sunday School teacher at Saint Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Harrisburg and also a member of Sattazahn Lutheran Church, Jonestown.
Her husband of 66 years, Charles M. Stoudt Jr., passed away in June 2007. Surviving are a daughter Sandra married to Larry D. Sauder of Manheim; two granddaughters, Julie married to Gregory Martin, Brownstown and Lisa married to Michael Brubaker, Mount Joy; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Stephanie.
Services and interment in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or to the Benevolent Fund at the Mennonite Home, 1520 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601. Arrangements by the Richard A. Sheetz Funeral Home, 397-6329, to send an online condolence to the family, visit our website at