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Katherine F Blenkner Fish
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1910
Death: Mar. 24, 2008
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Katherine F. Fish, age 97, of Columbus, died peacefully on Monday, March 24, 2008, at Wesley Glen. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Wilbur Fish, parents John and Thirsba Blenkner, sisters Louise Blenkner and Ruth Lorenz. After graduating from The Ohio State University in 1931, Katherine taught high school in Fredericktown and Nevada, Ohio. For many years, she traveled with her musician husband, presenting programs throughout the United States. She was a faithful member of Maple Grove United Methodist Church for over 60 years. Her constant love and indomitable spirit will be sadly missed by her daughters, Martha (Val) Vore and Marilyn (Richard) Vance; grandchildren, Carol Browning, Eric (Julie) Vore, Jennifer (Rob) Kluz, Gregory (Ann) Baughman, Chip (Mindee) Vance, and Rick Vance; great-grandchildren, Sydney, Alex and Ivan Vore, Paul Browning, Madeline, Natalie, Sophia Kluz, Nicholas and Rachel Baughman and Lilly Vance; many loving nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Road, where the funeral service will be held on Friday, March 28, 2008, at 10 a.m. The Reverend Dr. Joel Baer presiding. Interment to follow at Union Cemetery. A special thank you to the dedicated staff members at Wesley Glen and HomeReach Hospice for their compassionate and loving care. For those who desire, contributions may be made in her memory to Wesley Glen, 5155 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43214 or to HomeReach Hospice, 3595 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43214. Sign the online guestbook at

Published in The Columbus Dispatch from 3/25/2008 - 3/26/2008.

Social Security Death Index
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Name: Katherine F. Fish
SSN: 298-42-9739
Born: 23 Sep 1910
Died: 24 Mar 2008
State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (1963 )
Civil: Ohio

Family links: 
  John Blenkner (1881 - 1982)
  Thirsba Blenkner (1883 - 1969)
  Ruth Madeline Blenkner Lorenz (1905 - 2000)*
  Katherine F Blenkner Fish (1910 - 2008)
*Calculated relationship
Union Cemetery
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Plot: New Cemetery, Section 8, Lot 173, space 5
Created by: silentangel
Record added: Mar 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25520409
Katherine F <i>Blenkner</i> Fish
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Katherine F <i>Blenkner</i> Fish
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