Kathryn L. "Kate" Wilhelm

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Kathryn L. "Kate"


CHILLICOTHE: Kathryn L. "Kate" Wilhelm, 93, of Chillicothe, died 1:29 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in Traditions of Chillicothe following a short illness. She was born June 14, 1920 in Ross County to the late Ira and Estella Gilkey Haney.

On October 5, 1940, she married Paul P. Wilhelm, who survives; also surviving are children, Robin K (Steven) Wade, of Chillicothe and Paul P. "Tad" (Jami) Wilhelm II, of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Nathan (Mandy) and Adam Wade, Lani (Damian) Fisher and Taylor Ross; great-grandchildren, Brock, Megan and Jameson Fisher; a sister, Jeanne Haney, of Chillicothe; a brother, Donald A. Haney, of Chillicothe; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Tish Wilhelm, of Chillicothe and Norma Jean Rizzo of IL; brother-in-law, Rod Wilhelm, of Cincinnati; and her sorority sisters.

She was predeceased by a sister, Viola Loel; a brother, Hollis "Bud" Haney; two nieces; a nephew; and good friends, Eva Willoughby and Evelyn Carroll.

Kate was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Mead Retirees Club and a member of and past president of the Stop Cancer Shop.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Kurt King and Rev. Carol Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at Wares from 4 to 8 p.m.Thursday.

You may sign her online register at www.warefh.com

Funeral Home
Ware Funeral Home
121 West Second Street Chillicothe, OH 45601
(740) 773-2134
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Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Mar. 20, 2014