Catherine Becher

BECHER, Catherine June Hackathorn, 85, of Golden Age Retreat in Carrolton, OH, formerly of Harlem Springs and Bergholz areas, died November 20, 2013, in Canton, OH.

Kate to her friends was married to the late Michael Joseph Becher. She was born in Bergholz on June 14, 1928, the daughter of the late Clarence and Sylvia Jolley Hackathorn.

Kate was an avid collector of Depression glass, sewing quilts and reading Western novels.

Surviving are six children, Cathy (Bob) Wade of Atwater, OH, Helen Brammer of Carrollton, OH, Susie (Tom) Minor of East Sparta, OH, Steve (Jody) Becher, Dellroy, OH, Jean (Jim) Proudfoot of Harlem Springs, OH, MaryEllen (Bryan) Becknell of Carrolton, OH; brothers, Dennis Hackathorn of Amsterdam, OH, David (Butch) Hackathorn of Bergholz, OH, Donald Hackathorn of Bryan, Texas, Leslie Hackathorn, Pasadena, Texas; a sister, Joan Isherwood of Amsterdam, OH; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Kate was preceded in death by two sons, David Wendell and Michael Dennis Becher; three brothers and four sisters.

Services were held Saturday at Blackburn Funeral Home, Second and Monroe Streets in Bergholz. OH.

Burial was at the Bergholz Cemetery, with Pastor David Miller officiating.

Blackburn Funeral Homes (740) 768-2300 or www.blackburnfuneralhomes.com.

Catherine Becher

BECHER, Catherine June Hackathorn, 85, of Golden Age Retreat in Carrolton, OH, formerly of Harlem Springs and Bergholz areas, died November 20, 2013, in Canton, OH.

Kate to her friends was married to the late Michael Joseph Becher. She was born in Bergholz on June 14, 1928, the daughter of the late Clarence and Sylvia Jolley Hackathorn.

Kate was an avid collector of Depression Glass, sewing quilts and reading western novels.

Surviving are six children, Cathy (Bob) Wade of Atwater, OH, Helen Brammer of Carrolton, OH, Susie (Tom) Minor of East Sparta, OH, Steve (Jody) Becher, Dellroy, OH, Jean (Jim) Proudfoot of Harlem Springs, OH, MaryEllen (Bryan) Becknell of Carrolton, OH; brothers, Dennis Hackathirn of Amsterdam, OH, David (Butch) Hackathorn of Bergholz, OH, Donald Hackathorn of Bryan, Texas, Leslie Hackathorn, Pasadena, Texas; a sister, Joan Isherwood of Amsterdam, OH; two grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and two great-greatgrandchildren.

Kate was preceded in death by two sons, David Wendell and Michael Dennis Becher; three brothers and four sisters.

Friends may call at Blackburn Funeral Home, at Second and Monroe streets in Bergholz. OH, on Friday the 22nd of November from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday from noon until service time at 2 p.m. the 23rd.

Burial will follow at the Bergholz Cemetery, Pastor David Miller will be officiating.

Dinner will be held after the service at the Bergholz Fire Hall.

Balckburn Funeral Homes 740-768-2300 or www.blackburnfuneralhomes.com

Catherine Becher

BECHER, Catherine June Hackathorn, 85, of Carrolton, OH, died Wednesday.

Friends received at Blackburn Funeral Home, Bergholz on Friday from 6-8 p.m. Service Saturday at 2 p.m..