Katherine Almerta Hoverman, 82, Van Wert, died May 4, 2012, at CHP-Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.
Shewasborn Dec. 22, 1929, at Van Wert, the daughter of Harvey D. and Bernice Leota (Weyer) Shook.
She married Howard Leland Hoverman on June 17, 1950, and he preceded her in death on March 26, 2000.
Katherine was a 1947 graduate of Ridge High School.
Survivors include two sons, Philip T. (Carla) Hoverman, Archbold, and Paul G. (Annette) Hoverman, Van Wert; one daughter, Rev. Linda Katherine (Rev. Charles) Watson, Paoli, Ind.; one brother, Rev. Robert (Nancy) Shook, Willshire; four sisters, Lulu Glee Ayers, Van Wert, Rose Elaine (Charles) Lichtenberger, Wren, Jacqueline
(John) Hunter, Glenmore, and Mary Alice (Charles) Sanders, Van Wert; a sisterin law, Betty Shook, Latty; six grandchildren, Kristen (Aaron) Gillespie, Timothy Hoverman, Jacob Hoverman, Laura Watson, Ryan (Emily) Hoverman, Trent (Christina) Hoverman; and one greatgranson, Owen Hoverman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, David L. Hoverman; one brother, Russel Shook; and a brother-in-law, Walter Ayers.
Funeral services were yesterday, Tuesday, at First United Brethern in Christ, Van Wert.
Preferred memorials are to First United Brethren in Christ Church or Howard L. & Katherine A. Hoverman Music Scholarship Fund at the Van Wert County Foundation.
Cowan & Son Funeral Home, 616 S. Washington St., Van Wert, OH 45891 was entrusted with the arrangements. www.cowanfuneralhome.com.