Kathryn E. “Kate” Bice, age 81of Cridersville, died at 8:28 p.m., Thursday, January 22, 2015 in St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born May 23, 1933 in Lima, Allen County, Ohio,
the daughter of the late George and Lois Corolus Henry. On June 1, 1952 she married Richard D. Bice, who died December 15, 1995.
Mrs. Bice was owner and operator of R & K Sales, upholstery shop in Cridersville. She loved gardening, sewing, crafts, canning, and her pets.
Survivors include 2 sons – Richard A. ‘Rick’ (Linda) Bice of Buckland; Thomas D. ‘Tom’ (Lisa J.) Bice of Buckland; a daughter – Cynthia S. ‘Cindy’ (Russ) Thomas of Wapakoneta;
12 grandchildren – Danny (Julia) Bice; Julie (Derwin) Goliver; Ricky (Natalie Green) Bice; Nathan Bice; Morgan King; Trevor King; James (Stephanie) Grigsby; Misty (Brian) Wainscott; Sara (Brent) Stemen; Shane (Joyce) Thomas; Nicole (Troy) Stolzenburg; Stephanie (Darin) Oen; 26 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 2 brothers – John E. Henry and Robert F. Henry.
Funeral services will begin 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 26, 2015 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. Neal Whitney will officiate. Burial will follow in Shawnee Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family for Pet Rescue.
Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm