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Katherine Marie Hosler Brown passed away unexpectedly this past weekend. She was 61.
Born July 3, 1956, in Indianapolis, Indiana, she was the daughter of Marie "Mary Ann" Wickes and Peter Hosler. Katherine will be remembered as a kind and generous woman, who lived a life devoted to helping others. She pursued that passion as her career. She was a graduate of Penn State and then went on to earn her master's degree in marriage and family therapy from Virginia Tech. Katherine worked as a child and adolescent team leader at Oaklawn in Goshen. She was previously employed as a mental health professional at Correct Care Solutions in Elkhart.
Katherine was a dedicated member of Pathway Church in Middlebury. She also enjoyed many hobbies such as quilting, cooking, gardening and bicycling. While Katherine had many interests, she delighted most in her family.
Left behind to cherish her memory is her son, Robert (Julie) Billingham IV, Denver, Colorado; daughter, Victoria Billingham, and her husband, Robert Fincher, Las Vegas, Nevada; her father, Peter (Vera) Hosler, Wallingford, Pennsylvania; brother, Gregory (Josie) Hosler, Singapore; sisters: Pamela Hosler, St. Louis, Missouri, Theresa Roulic, Billerica, Massachusetts, Lorraine (Jason) Venner, Redwood City, California; stepdaughter, Deanna (Christopher) Rodecki, Elkhart; grandsons, Andrew Rodecki, Evan Rodecki, and William Fincher; nephews, Peter Hosler and Michael Roulic; and nieces, Joyce Hosler and Stephanie Roulic.
She was predeceased by her mother and a husband of 23 years, Walter D. Bennett. Memorial services will take place Saturday, Feb. 3, at Pathway Church, 13805 U.S. 20, Middlebury, IN 46540, with Pastor Scott Miller officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service.
Memorial contributions can be made to Oaklawn Foundation the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Published on February 2, 2018
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