Katheryne L. (Lewis) Kluding

Jul 22, 1938 - Jul 30, 2013

Katheryne L. (Lewis) Kluding, 75, of Sandusky, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, July 30, 2013, in her home.

She was born July 22, 1938, in Columbus, daughter of the late Alvin Jackson Lewis and Inez Josephine (Lewis) Hickman. Katheryne graduated from Columbus South High School.

She worked for many years as a legal secretary for numerous attorneys in Sandusky. She adored her career, truly enjoying the work she did. 

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Katheryne also loved making ceramics, and she built close and lasting relationships with her respiratory therapy group.

Katheryne is survived by her husband, Ronald R. Kluding; sons, Dennis R (Nikki) Kluding and Jeffrey D. Kluding; daughter, Jennifer I. Delgado; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Diane (Ken) Gottke, Debi (Ryan) Retherford, and Donna Cupp; special cousin, Connie Kluding; brother-in-law, Glenn Kluding; special friends, Michelle Murphy and Mariann Diamond; and numerous other cousins, relatives, and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers, A. Jack Lewis and John A. Lewis; and step-mother, Teresa M. Jocz.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, until services at noon at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Sandusky. 

Memorial contributions may be made in Katheryne’s name to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870 or to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Headquarters, 3300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718.

Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family at toftfh.com.