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Catherine "Kate" Ann (Sponsler) Densmore

June 23, 1938 ~ July 20, 2019 (age 81)

Catherine "Kate" Ann Densmore

  MELROSE - Catherine "Kate" Ann Densmore, 81 of Melrose died 5:25 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Vancrest of Payne.  She was born March 6, 1938 at home near Junction to the late Joseph and Bertha (Boff) Sponsler.  On May 4, 1957 she married David Densmore, he died on June 23, 2018.

  Kate is survived by her daughter: Cathy (Richard) Warner of Paulding;  several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren

  She is preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years: David Densmore; two sons: Richard Densmore and Jeffrey Densmore; four brothers: Paul Sponsler, Jim Sponsler, Howard Sponsler, and Jerry Burris, one sister: Rita Leininger.

  Kate was avid Detroit Tigers baseball fan.  She loved doing puzzles. She also enjoyed watching Family Feud and The Match Game on television. She was the Oakwood Class of 1956 Valedictorian.   Kate was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Paulding.  She retired in 2004 after 25 years at Rhees' Market in Oakwood, formerly Paul's IGA. 

  A Funeral Service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Oakwood with Deacon David Laker officiating.  Burial will be at Little Auglaize Cemetery, Melrose at a later date.  Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

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