Katherine Curran Reemsnyder
Katherine Curran Reemsnyder, 104, formerly a long time resident of Buckhannon, died Aug. 9, 2013, at Colonial Place in Elkins. She was born July 5, 1909, in Sistersville, to the late Daniel and Ella Curran. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, David E. Reemsnyder.
Katherine was a high school teacher for seven years in Sistersville. She enjoyed traveling, playing the piano, crocheting, playing bridge, reading, baking cookies and collecting “butter chips.”
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, the P.E.O. Sisterhood, AAUW, Eastern Star, WVWC Emeritus Club, Charles W. Gibson Library Board and the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary. She was also an active member of the Buckhannon Women’s Club and the Wesleyan College Club.
She is survived by her three children: Jane R. Soverns and her husband, George, of Linthicum, Md.; David E. Reemsnyder, II and his wife, Judie, of Blacksburg, Va.; and Kathie R. Kamm and her husband, Lou, of Pasadena, Md. Katherine is also survived by eight grandchildren: Dan, Dave, Mary, Steve and Rick Soverns; David III and Jim Reemsnyder; Josh Kamm; 15 great-grandchildren and her dear friend and neighbor, Edith Logsdon.
Katherine’s family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church in Buckhannon at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, followed by the funeral service at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Dave and Katherine Reemsnyder Scholarship Fund at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Online condolences may be made to the family at . Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.