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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Metamora
Friday September 30th, 2022
2:00pm - 6:30pm

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Kathryn "Kitty" (Langenderfer) Donahue

Kitty left this world on September 23rd, 2022.

Kitty was born on March 13th, 1932 to Omer and Minnie (Buckenmeyer) Langenderfer, both deceased. On May 9th, 1953 she married Bob Donahue (deceased) in Richfield Center, Ohio. Bob and Kitty were married for 65 years. Kitty was a 1949 graduate of Metamora High School and attended Miami of Ohio for 1 year and then worked at Owens-Illinois for 3 years. After raising her family, she worked as a Library Aide for 21 years at the Evergreen Elementary School. She was a member of the Lyons Literary League, the Lyons VFW Auxiliary Post 7574 and the Lyons Historical Society.

Kitty is survived by her five daughters, Debbie May of Cleveland, Kathie (Bryon) Brock of Swanton, Pattie (James-deceased) Deakin of San Diego, Mollie (Jeff) Youtzy of Metamora and Peggie (Paul) Haywood of Lebanon, 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Sadly, two sons, Ronnie and Dennis, daughter-in-law, Karen, and great-grandson, Nash were gone before their time.

Siblings include Clifford Langernderfer (Nelda) both deceased, Harold Langenderfer – deceased (Joan). June King deceased, Jean Simon (Mac) both deceased, Kenneth Langenderfer (Sallie), and Elaine Langenderfer.

A special Thanks to Nurse Danielle from ProMedica Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Evergreen Local Schools in honor of the Evergreen Elementary Library.

Visitation will be Friday, September 30th from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora with services following at 6:30 p.m. Burial is private.

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A candle was lit in memory of Kathryn Donahue

Annette Miller Sep 27 2022 8:45 PM

Our deepest condolences to Pattie, her sisters, extended family and loved ones. Kitty lived a very full and long life raising a wonderful family, including our dear Pattie, for whom we are grateful to know and love. May Kitty now rest in peace. Love and prayers to all.

Penny Foreman and Chris Horyza Sep 27 2022 9:31 AM

Kitty was a delightful person and I am so sorry to hear she’s gone. Our condolences to the entire family.

Steve Cothrel Sep 26 2022 9:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathryn Donahue

Regina Lathrop Szczepanski Sep 26 2022 8:33 PM

I met Kitty my freshman year at Ai Elementary. I was a teachers aide. She was the sweetest lady. I will always remember her.

Regina Lathrop Szczepanski Sep 26 2022 8:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathryn Donahue

Joe and Sue Murry Sep 26 2022 7:13 PM

Lots of fun memories with your mom Aunt Kathie. Sending peace to you.

Lisa Huckabaa Sep 26 2022 2:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathryn Donahue

Becky Borton Sep 26 2022 12:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathryn Donahue

Linda & Juan Nanez Sep 26 2022 12:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathryn Donahue


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