Kathryn (Merrin) Conner
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MANSFIELD: Kathryn (Merrin) Conner, 105, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012 in Mansfield Memorial Homes.
The daughter of Victor and Cora May (Leedy) Merrin, Kathryn was born September 28, 1907, and graduated from Butler High School in 1926. Kathryn then moved to Mansfield where she worked as a time keeper for Westinghouse. It was there that she met James R. Conner. The two were married in 1928.
Kathryn played the flute and piano. She was also an accomplished seamstress.
She is survived by her son James Lowell (Jorlyn) Conner of North Olmsted; and daughter A. Jean Bowers of Hood River, Oregon; seven grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; niece Muffy Litt of Butler; and numerous extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband James R. Conner; one grandchild; two great grandchildren; sister Frances Robotham brother Leslie Merrin, sisters Mildred Spayde and Elizabeth Merrin, brother Glenn "Barney" Bowman.
The Conner family has chosen compassionate cremation services through the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
Published in the News Journal on Nov. 13, 2012