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Kathy Ann Overlander

June 25, 1954 ~ February 18, 2022 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Kathy Overlander Obituary


Kathy Ann (Swain) Overlander, age 67 died on February 18, 2022 at 6:54 p.m. at her residence in Akron, Indiana. She was born in Wabash, Indiana on June 25, 1954 to Arville and Joyce (Moore) Swain.  Kathy lived most of her life in Akron.  Growing up in Roann, Indiana, she attended North Miami High School.


On November 5, 1993 in Paintsville, Kentucky, Kathy married Lewie Overlander and established their home in Akron.  Kathy worked in home health care and Hospice mostly in Wabash County.  She enjoyed making crafts, crocheting and sewing.  She was an animal lover and took care of stray, injured and ill animals and found them new homes.  Kathy bred and sold African Gray Parrots.


Surviving Kathy are (5) children: Beth Bahney of Denver, IN; Lia (spouse Jose) Rosas of Akron, IN; Jessica (spouse Robert) Bentley of Claypool, IN; Cori Groninger of Akron, IN; Cody Groninger of Fort Wayne, IN; (1) sister: Debbie Stevens of Wabash, IN; (13) grandchildren and (10) great-grandchildren; Special Friends: Claudia Hartzler and Mike and Kitty Meeks


Preceding Kathy in death: parents, sister, Rosemary Storberg and husband, Lewie Overlander (January 31, 2020)


A graveside service will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Akron IOOF Cemetery in Akron, Indiana officiated by Julie Caiten-Walker.  Family and friends are invited to attend.


Memorial contributions can be made to:  Fulton County Animal Center, 1540 Wentzel Street, Rochester, IN  46975


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Graveside Service
February 24, 2022

1:00 PM
Akron IOOF Cemetery, Akron, Indiana


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