Catherine F. Hamrick
Catherine “Kate” Faye Hamrick, 88, of Willshire, Ohio went to be with her Lord and Savior at 3:50 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018. She was born on January 14, 1930 in Adams County to Vilas E. and Ruth (Parr) Luginbill. She was married on February 25, 1949 to Clarence Lowell Hamrick (just short of 69 years of marriage).
She was actively involved in her community. She was the pianist at Zion United Brethren Church for many years. She was a member of the Christian Women's Association (CWA) and Women’s Missionary Fellowship (WMF) at church. She was known for her monster cookies for Bible school. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 207, a Stanley dealer, and Cadets & Whirly Birds 4-H Leader in Adams County. She was a member of the Chattanooga Grange and helped with the strawberry suppers for years and was later a member of the Unity Grange. She was also known for her dedicated noodle making while at Zion United Brethren, her summer canning, and being an avid collector of toothpick holders.
She is survived by her husband at the Hamrick Homestead; five sons, Dennis (Connie) Hamrick of Rockford, Ohio; William (Lequetta) Hamrick, Max (Nina) Hamrick, and Carey L. (Jennifer) Hamrick, all of Willshire, Ohio; and Timothy (Tammy) Hamrick of Ohio City, Ohio; two daughters, Debra (Daniel) Miller of Rockford, Ohio; and Kimberly (Donald) Trisel of Farmington, West Virginia; sister, Marilyn (Gerry) Simons of Decatur; sister-in-law, Norma Lee Luginbill of Willshire, Ohio; 22 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Janalee Hamrick on October 22, 1987; two brothers, Gene and Robert (Patricia) Luginbill; and sister, Alice (James) Sirk.
Visitation will be from 1:00 to 4:00 and 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7 and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Thursday, February 8 at Praise Point Church in Willshire, Ohio. Officiating will be Rev. Brad Kittle and Rev. Mark Rutledge. Burial will be at Willshire Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Praise Point Church or the Janalee Hamrick Scholarship Fund at Parkway High School.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.