Catherine Poffenbaugh(1917 - 2013)

Catherine M. Poffenbaugh

SHELBY: Catherine M. Poffenbaugh, age 95, resident of Shelby died Sunday, April 7, 2013 in Shelby Pointe.

Born September 25, 1917 in Richland County to Pose and Lucy (Earick) Wade she had been a Shelby resident all her life.

She had been a member of the Shelby Eagles #763, V.F.W. Post #291 and the American Legion #326. Catherine enjoyed camping, cooking, canning garden fresh produce, attending dances and listening to music. While at Shelby Pointe, she looked forward to attending the volunteer church group services and cherished the visits from her family and friends.

Survivors include two sons, Eugene (Connie) Poffenbaugh of Bucyrus and David (Brenda) Poffenbaugh of Shiloh; one daughter, Mary Jane (Robert R.) Ludwick of Mansfield; five grandchildren, Eugene E. Poffenbaugh Jr, Mitchell Lee (Bonnie) Poffenbaugh, Melissa Poffenbaugh, Steven (DaWanna) Poffenbaugh and Jeffrey (Tracey) Poffenbaugh; one great grandson, Zackery Poffenbaugh, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Poffenbaugh in 1979 and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby. Chaplain Tim Storm will officiate with interment in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Memorial expressions may be made to Shelby Pointe Activities Fund in care of: Deb Roberts, 100 Rogers Lane, Shelby, Ohio 44875.

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Published in the News Journal on Apr. 9, 2013