Kathryn L. Hauenstein Gray, 99, of Wooster passed away Friday, December 23, 2022 at the Wayne County Care Center.
She was born on August 23, 1923 in Wooster the daughter of Harlan and Ilola Myers Hauenstein. Kathryn was married to Gordon F. Gray from 1947 to 1975. He preceded her in death in 1988. Her second husband was Walter G. Lohmeyer who preceded her in death in 1990.
Kathryn served her country in the United States Marines Corps during World War II from 1943 to 1945. She completed her undergrad studies at The College of Wooster. Kathryn then went on to earn a Masters Degree from the University of Massachusetts. Kathryn was a Professor of Geology at the University of Dayton from 1953 to 1985.
She was a board member and volunteer at West View Healthy Living. Kathryn was a member of the 555th Honors Detachment, AM Vets in Wooster and The American Legion Post #68. She loved animals, especially cats.
Kathryn is survived by her son Douglas A. Gray of Wooster; nieces Karen Hussey and Megan Edstrom and a nephew Chad Edstrom.
She was preceded in death by a sister Dorothy Edstrom and nephew Thomas Edstrom.
A burial service with military honors will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com