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Katherine Joan (Orr) Keller

• Dec 20, 2018 at 4:30 PM

NORWALK — Katherine Joan (Orr) Keller, age 91, of Norwalk, passed away Thursday morning, December 20, 2018 at Gaymont Nursing Center.

She was born November 29, 1927 in Norwalk to the late Richard and Dorothy Ann (Wilde) Orr. She was a 1945 graduate of Norwalk High School and attended Dyke Business School in Cleveland. She worked at Lawrence and Battles Automotive for eight years as a bookkeeper. Then Katherine worked 36 years at the Huron County National Bank now known as PNC Bank, retiring in 1990. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and enjoyed serving as record keeper for 22 years with St. Vincent de Paul Society. She was Treasurer for the Leisure Lane Condo Association for 24 years in Norwalk. She was active with the sweater angels group and Senior Center for many years, where she enjoyed trips to Switzerland and many other tours with her friends. Katherine enjoyed her cats Harry and Hannah, knitting, jigsaw puzzles, traveling, watching and going to the movies, eating out, attending plays and especially spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her God Son, Chuck (Wendy) Stein of Norwalk; sister, June Orr-Mellish; brother, Richard O. Orr; and many cousins and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert Eugene Keller in 1988; and two siblings in infancy.

Friends may call on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 4:00 - 6:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk with the Rev. Andrew Wellmann officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk, OH 44857 or Senior Enrichment Services, 350 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk, OH 44857.


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