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Katherine Ethington

Katherine Mae "Kathy" Ethington (Kessenger)

Wednesday, July 21st, 1948 - Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Obituary

Katherine Mae Ethington, age 71, passed away peacefully with family at her side, on Friday 18th 2019, at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville, KY. She was born the youngest of 4 siblings, on July 21st, 1948, in Louisville, to Dorothy and Herman Kessenger. She married Jerry Ethington on Feb 1st 1968 and they raised two twin boys.
Kathy had a heart of giving and spent the majority of her life in service to all those she encountered. Her faith in Jesus Christ was the most important thing in her life and she loved sharing her faith in Love to others. Among her many joys, she loved music and spending time with friends and family. She never met a stranger and treasured fellowship with her Southeast Christian Church community
Kathy is preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy and Herman Kessenger, and her sister, Barbara Stivers and her niece, Kim Kessenger.
She is survived by her best friend and sister, Shirley Wright, brother, Eddie Kessenger, husband, Jerry Ethington, two sons Mark Ethington and Michael Ethington, daughter-in-law, Jenny Everett Ethington, and two grandchildren, Finley Grace Ethington and Alden David Ethington and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday, October 22, 2019, from 4-8 pm at Highlands Family Owned Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. Funeral Service will be Wednesday at 1 pm at the funeral home, with entombment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Bob Russell
  • Interment

    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 |
    When
    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
    Location
    Resthaven Cemetery
    Address
    4400 Bardstown Road
    LOUISVILLE, KY
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Our sincere condolences. Peace and hugs. Love, Kevin, Maria, Ryan, Courtney, Shea and AJ Stivers
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