Kathryn L (Willey) ArehartJune 9, 1926 ~ July 17, 2017 (age 91)
Kathryn "Kate" L. Arehart, age 91, of Frankton, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness .
She was born on June 9, 1926 in Elwood, to the late Noah and Effie (Minniear) Willey.
On December 19, 1943 she married the love of her life Albert M. Arehart. They shared more than 70 years of marriage together before his death in 2014.
Kate retired from Delco Remy Corp. where she worked in production for many years. She was a devoted member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Elwood. She enjoyed painting, ceramics and all kinds of crafts.
Kate's family would like to thank Jesika, Susan, and Chaplain Margie for the loving care they gave to Kate during her illness.
Kate is survived by her daughter, Linda Mitchell of Frankton, son, Michael Arehart of Frankton, 4 granddaughters, Lisa ((Mitch Curtis)) Barker, Laura (Jack) Everling, LeAnne ((Tim Kruse)) Richardson, Leslie (Roger Witcher) Hamm, 8 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and special friends, Jeanne Arehart, and Barbara Jenkins.
Kate was preceded in death by her parents, Noah Willey and Effie Willey, her husband, Albert M Arehart who died January 21, 2014, and 5 siblings.
A funeral service celebrating Kate's life will be at 3:00 pm Friday, July 21, 2017 at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood, with Chaplain Margie Vandergraff officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Elwood.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 21, 2017, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent Hospice.
Online condolences may be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com