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Catherine C. (Horning) Petsch

August 26, 1932 ~ May 29, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Catherine C. Petsch, 90 of Conneaut, passed away Monday, May 29, 2023. She was born August 26, 1932 in Norwalk, OH, the daughter of Freadhelm and Bertha (Waldron) Horning.

Catherine graduated high school and became a Licensed Practical Nurse. She started her first nursing job at Cleveland General Hospital in the 1950s and later worked for 35 years at Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake, Iowa where she finished her nursing career. After retiring, Catherine and her husband, Otto, returned to their roots in Ohio to be close with family and friends. They especially enjoyed walking along the banks of Lake Erie and appreciating the natural beauty of Northeastern Ohio.

Catherine was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was also a caring and empathic nurse. Her family and home were the center of her world. She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Albion, Pennsylvania.

Survivors include her daughter Jeanne Petsch of Morehead, KY; her sons Richard Petsch of Conneaut, Stephen M. Petsch of Henderson, NV, and Thomas (Michelle) Petsch of Fernley, NV; grandchildren Samuel, Samantha, Brooke, Kerry, and Kyla; and her sister Pauline Clark of Norwalk, OH.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Hans Otto Petsch, and five brothers.

Graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM, Thursday, June 1, 2023 in Lakewood Park Cemetery, Rocky River, Ohio.

Contributions may be made in Catherine’s memory to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 80 3rd Ave. Albion, PA, 16401. Envelopes will be available at the service and also at the Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, which is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.

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Graveside Service
June 1, 2023

2:30 PM
Lakewood Park Cemetery
22025 Detroit Rd
Rocky River, OH 44116


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
80 3rd Ave., Albion PA 16401


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