WARREN - Katherine Josephine Sujka Ossman, 53, passed away after an accident at home on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
She was born April 14, 1960, in Tallahassee, Fla., the daughter of Ted and JoAnne Hennen Sujka. At the age of 7 she moved to Cadiz, to live with her maternal grandmother after the death of her parents while living in Boron, Calif.
She went to Westgate and Jewett Elementary schools and graduated from Cadiz High School in 1977. She started out at Ohio University eventually switching to Jefferson Technical College and received an associate degree in accounting.
She leaves behind her husband, Scott Ossman, of Cadiz; a son Michael (Erin) Sujka-Ossman of Gahanna; two daughters, Lizzie (Joshua) Haney of New Rumley and Nichole Ossman of Cadiz; and her sister, Debra-Jo Sujka of Toronto, Ontario.
She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Tyler, M.J., and Jillian Sujka-Ossman, Melody Ossman-Trushel, and forthcoming Jaxxon Haney. Kathie Jo will be greatly missed by her friend Garry and his daughter Traci and of Warren.
Kathie Jo was predeceased by her maternal grandmother, Ethel Mellish Hennen, and her parents.
Kathie Jo's ashes were interred with her mother's remains on Oct. 5 in the Cadiz Union Cemetery.
Staton Borowski handled the arrangements.