Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Mildred Catherine “Katie” McKibben (July 4, 2011)

Mildred Catherine “Katie” McKibben age 92 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 6:42 P.M. on Monday, July 4, 2011 at the Sterling House in Greenville. Katie was born July 16, 1918 in Yorkshire, Ohio, to the late Harrison & Clara (Fritz) Johnston.

Katie was a homemaker. She attended St. John’s Lutheran Church in Covington.

In addition to her parents, Katie is also preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. McKibben on July 26, 1983 whom she married October 5, 1940; daughter, Debra E. McKibben; brothers, Otis, Bob & Ralph Johnston; and sister, Sally Hartle.

Katie is survived by her sons & daughters-in-law, Bill & Betty McKibben of Covington and Charles E. & Connie McKibben of Bradford; daughter & son-in-law, Cathy & Tim Palmer of Greenville; 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; brother, Tom Johnston of Piqua; and sisters, Rosetta Grise of Piqua and Treva Meiring of Piqua.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, July 8, 2011 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Stephen Nierman officiating. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park in Covington. The family will receive friends on Friday from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com