January 1, 2009
Monday, January 5, 2009 10:00 am Middleburg United Methodist Church
Sunday, January 4, 2009 2-5 pm
Cathrine M. “Kate” Inskeep 83 of Middleburg, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2009 in Green Hills Care Center West Liberty Ohio. She was born November 16, 1925 in Raymond, Ohio the daughter of Marion & Bessie (Thompson) Firestine.
Kate graduated from Raymond High School in 1943. The Sunday following her graduation she married Gene Inskeep who she spent 65 wonderful years. Their lives were shared raising their children and working on the farm. She enjoyed milking the cows.
She was a member of the Middleburg United Methodist Church, a member of the Women’s Auxiliary for the Northeast Fire District and one of the original members of the Triad Athletic Booster’s, where she had served as Treasurer.
Kate is survived by her husband, Gene Inskeep, her daughters, Louise (Jim) Dunham of Zanesfield & Janice (Robert) Shonkwiler of West Liberty, her son, Kaylor (Sandy) Inskeep of Baltimore, her grandchildren, Paula Darling of CA, Deborah (Alan) Carpenter of Ostrander, Stacy (David) Peterson of Radnor, Jason (Missy) Inskeep of North Lewisburg and Ty (Emily) Inskeep, 15 great grandchildren, her brother, Dwight Firestine of Elyria as well as several nieces & nephews including, Gary Firestine of Elyria.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Delbert Firestine and her sister, Dorothia Fawley.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, January 4, 2009 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home North Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 5, 2009 in the Middleburg United Methodist Church the Pastors Rev. Todd Gates and Rev. James Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Middleburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Wilson Memorial Hospice, 915 W. Michigan St., Sidney, Ohio 45365-2491.