Karthena Kathy Oberg, 78, of Wooster, formerly of Kimberling City, MO, died Thursday April 7, 2016 at Smithville Western Care Center.
She was born September 24, 1937 in Strafford, MO to Roy and Mabel Fry.
Kathy was proud of her children and grandchildren. She loved to read, watch CNN, enjoyed professional basketball, especially when Reggie Miller was playing and would watch The Goodbye Girl time and time again. She had a strong work ethic and instilled the same in her children.
Kathy was previously employed by Gates Rubber Company Denver, Colorado and Arapahoe Community College Littleton, Colorado.
Kathy is survived by her children Janet (Christopher) Jostes of Lockport, Il and Rick (Christine) Oberg of Wooster; grandchildren Matthew Dekker, Michael and Adam Jostes, Benjamin and Nathan Oberg; a brother Gerald (Colleen) Fry of Denver, Co and her friend and companion Ralph Richards Dick Flory.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The family would like to thank the staff of West View Healthy Living, Wayne Manor, Smithville Western Care Center and LifeCare Hospice.
There will be no services or calling hours. There will be mass intentions in her honor at the 11:00 a.m. mass at Saint Mary s on Mother s Day Sunday May 8th.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Contributions may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691