Obituary

Cathy L. (Oswalt) Kelly

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GAS CITY, Ind. — Cathy L. (Oswalt) Kelly, 69, of Gas City, Indiana, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018, at Marion General Hospital. She was born March 17, 1949, in Greenville, Ohio, to Harold L. and Mary Louise (Owen) Oswalt.

Cathy retired from Marion General Hospital, where she had been in administration and as a transcriptionist for 13 years. She had previously worked as a supervisor at Ball Foster. She loved cooking, baking, shopping (she was a fancy dresser), and vacationing on a house boat in Tennessee. Cathy also enjoyed music and would turn it up whenever possible. She loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Louise Oswalt; son, Jason (Josie) Dickey, West Milton, Ohio; daughter, Alyssa Byer, Jonesboro; ex-son-in-law, Anthony Byer, Marion; brothers, Von Oswalt, Greenville, Tim (Teresa) Oswalt, Union City, Ohio, and Paul (Melissa) Oswalt, Union City; sister, Diane (Ron) Caudill, Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Carson Dickey, Cailyn Dickey, and Alek Byer; best friend, Maureen Woodbury, Union City; and many cherished friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Oswalt; granddaughter, Alainee Byer; grandson, Alton Byer; and her beloved dog, Tripp.

Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Gas City.


Published in The Daily Advocate from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2019