Kathryn “Kaye” R. Collier, 91, of Fremont, OH passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Otterbein North Shore in Lakeside, OH. She was born on June 7, 1921 in Fremont, OH to Aloys “Ollie” B. and Vernice (Reinhart) Basch. She was a 1939 graduate of Fremont, Ross High School.
Kaye married Donald R. Collier on June 21, 1945 at St. Ann Catholic Church and he survives. She worked in the Customer Service Department at Green Bay Packaging until she retired.
Kaye was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Fremont Moose, Eagles and VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She loved crocheting, knitting, reading, boating and spending her winters in Clearwater, FL.
Kaye is survived by her husband of sixty-seven years, Donald R. Collier, Fremont, OH; daughter, Marcia (James) Ritzman, Port Clinton, OH; sister, Margaret Ann Kotch, Fremont, OH; granddaughters, Jodi (Brian) Jones, Lima, OH, Amy Ritzman, Essex Junction, VT; great grandchildren, Zacharie and Gabrielle Jones.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation: Thursday March 14, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 550 Smith Rd., Fremont, OH.
Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, 12:30 pm at the church with Fr. Kenneth Lill officiating.
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery
Memorials: Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH, 44870 or Otterbein North Shore, 9400 North Shore Blvd., Lakeside, OH 43440.
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