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Katherine Bender


Katherine Bender, 91, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 15, 2017. She is now at peace with the Lord and loving husband of 43 years. She was born in Berlin, Pennsylvania, March 12, 1926, to the late Alexander and Darlie (Ross) Fisher.

Katherine was a homemaker all her life and loved music and her church and enjoyed helping at the Senior Center in Parma. She enjoyed socializing with family and friends and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Katherine is survived by her daughter, Karen (Howard) Marks; grandchildren, Kimberly (Robert) Hawkins, Trina (Toni) Trolio; great-grandchildren, Dylan and Derick Hawkins; and sister, Pearl Yoder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Anton Bender; daughter, Darlene Bender; brothers, George Fisher, Victor Fisher, Archie Fisher, Glenn Fisher; sister, Myrtle Harding; grandson, Howard E. Marks, Jr. and granddaughter, Angela J. Marks.

Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Pastor Henry Pearce, from Medina Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial will take place at Sunset Memorial Park in North Olmsted. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 11 A.M. until 12 Noon.

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