Kathleen K. Smith, 59, of Sandusky, went to be in the arms of her Lord, Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 23, 2007, in Stein Hospice Care Center.
She was born Jan. 22, 1948, in Tiffin, Ohio. Kathy was an active member of Columbus Avenue United Methodist Church, becoming church grandma to many of the children. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Bob; her daughter, Lori (Lance) Holcomb of Sandusky; sons, Scott Smith and his partner Matt Joslyn of Ithaca, N.Y., and Todd (Nicole) Smith of Sandusky; grandchildren, Sam, Kelsey and Jordan Smith and Adam, Caitlyn and Mallory Holcomb; mother-in-law, Polly Smith of Castalia; brothers, Tom (Judy) Gibbs of Vickery, and Lonnie Gibbs of Sandusky; sister, Connie (Cotton) Edwards of West Virginia; brother and sister-in-law, Walt and Pat Heishman of Canal Fulton, Ohio; and many aunts, nieces and nephews.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Delbert and Neva (Warner) Gibbs; father-in-law, Chet Smith; and her grandparents.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. Friday until memorial services at 11 a.m. in Columbus Avenue United Methodist Church, 2401 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Ted L. Austin will officiate. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be made to toftfh.com.