MARY CATHERINE "KATE" LITTLEJOHN, age 94 of Sidney, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 8:25 PM at her home. She was born on March 10, 1925 in Shelby County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Samuel and Lovora (Snider) Swiger. On February 12, 1948 she married Louis W. Littlejohn who preceded her in death August 29, 2016.
Kate is survived by six children, Melanie (Joseph) Eshman of South Bend, IN, Michael Littlejohn of Lakewood Ranch, FL, Gail (Craig Zimmerman) Layman, Timothy (Deedy) Littlejohn both of Sidney, Terri (Allen Kleeberger) Littlejohn of Rochester, MN, and David (Michelle) Littlejohn of Piqua, 17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law, Marigrace (Michael) Lang of Wills Point, TX. She was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister, and one grandson.
Mrs. Littlejohn was Valedictorian of her graduating class at Jackson Center High School. She was a homemaker and worked for many years as a bookkeeper and clerk. She loved her large family and enjoyed quilting and playing cards.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10 AM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home with Rev. Eileen Hix officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Point Cemetery in Pasco.
Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice, Shelby County Animal Rescue Foundation (SCARF), or the donor's choice and condolences may be expressed to the Littlejohn family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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