Kathryn Joyce “Kay” Entenmann
June 05, 1940 ‒ January 21, 2019
MANSFIELD: Committed to her family and kind-hearted, Kay Entenmann expressed a loving personality. A devoted wife and mother, she was selfless.
Now in the presence of her Lord and Savior, Kathryn Joyce “Kay” Entenmann passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father, Monday morning January 21, 2019 while at home. She was 78.
The daughter of Elmer and Grace (Peters) Becker, Kay was born June 5, 1940 in Toledo. Raised in Michigan, Kay was a country girl, attending small one-roomed schools until her teenage years where she graduated from Toledo Whitmer High School. Kay was a Registered Nurse graduating from Maumee Valley Hospital School of Nursing in 1962. She worked for Adrian Hospital, Maumee Valley Hospital and Visiting Nurses of Toledo.
She first met Bob Entenmann on January 20, 1967 and a year later the two were married on December 15, 1967.
In July of 1977 Kay and her family moved to Mansfield. She loved to sing. Singing in a quartet and the church choir, Kay praised the Lord with her lips. She loved gospel music, especially the Gaithers. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church Ashland.
An excellent seamstress, Kay designed bridal gowns, bridesmaid’s dresses, men’s suites and various other clothing. She loved to travel, both throughout the United States and Europe. Recently she traveled to Alaska and loved vacationing in Hawaii.
An amazing cook, Kay could make any recipe taste delicious. She made the best German Potato Salad, Salami, and Church Windows!
More than anything, Kay will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife and mother.
Along with her husband of 51 years, Kay is survived by her children Rob (Renee Sue) Entenmann of Cross Lanes, WV, Reneé L. Entenmann-Jones (Chip Jones) of Cordele, GA; Steve (Konda) Entenmann of Galion, and Sara Entenmann Westfield (Steve Westfield) of Mansfield; grandchildren Jon (Kaytlin) Entenmann, Brooke Entenmann, Sandra Jones Benefield (Ryan Benefield), Morgan Entenmann Weber (Mitch Weber), Todd Entenmann, Anna Westfield, and Andrew Westfield; great grandchildren Eastyn Entenmann and Myla Weber; as well as a brother Fred Becker.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by an infant brother Glenn Becker.
Her family will receive friends and family Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 am. Pastor Charles Jones, Sr. will officiate and burial will follow in Little Washington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to OSU Wexner Center Department of Neurology or Richland Pregnancy Services may be made through the funeral home.
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