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Katherine M. (Thorpe) Eash

January 28, 1957 ~ August 15, 2017 (age 60)

Katherine M. Eash, age 60, of Wauseon, Ohio died Tueday, August 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 January 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 September 11, 2001.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Owens Technical College with an  Associate of Applied Business Management. 

Survivors include her husband, Keith L. Eash, Wauseon, Ohio.  Children, Shalae L. Columber, Wauseon, Ohio.  Anthony (Chelsea) Eash, Pettisville, Ohio.  Erin (Shaun) Carroll, Wauseon, Ohio. Caitlin Eash, Twenty Nine Palms, California.  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 October 10, 2012.

Memorial service and celebration of Katherine's life will be held, 11:30 a.m. Monday,  August 21, 2017 in Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon, Ohio. Pastor Doug King officiating.  Friends may call for a time of visitation with the family 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 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

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon, Ohio.



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