Katherine M. Eash, age 60, of Wauseon, died Tueday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Toledo Hospital following a heroic battle, winning the fight against cancer, as she fought with bravery and dignity until the end of her life.
She was born Jan. 28, 1957, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to the late Jerald C. and and Katherine Ida (Sayer) Thorpe.
She married Keith L. Eash on June 30, 2000 in Wauseon, and he survives.
She was the office manager of Mrs. Dennis Potato Farm, rural Wauseon, since Sept. 11, 2001. She graduated summa cum laude from Owens Technical College with an Associate of Applied Business Management degree.
Survivors include her husband, Keith L. Eash, Wauseon; children, Shalae L. Columber, Wauseon, Anthony (Chelsea) Eash, Pettisville, Erin (Shaun) Carroll, Wauseon, Caitlin Eash, Twenty Nine Palms, Calif.; grandchildren, Victoria Fahringer, Derrick Bechstein, Theary Eash, Griffin Eash, Echo Eash, Aedan Eash, Henry Carroll, Oliver Stanford; The Good One, Nicole Mendon and her son, Jacob Mendon.
Katherine is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Roy Dean Thorpe on July, 14, 2006; and her former husband, James L. Columber, on Oct. 10, 2012.
A memorial service and celebration of Katherine’s life esd held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon, pastor Doug King officiating. Friends may call for a time of visitation with the family from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at www.grisier fh.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon.-Posted 8.17, 9:35 am