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Mary Kathleen WannerJanuary 18, 1935 ~ May 10, 2017 (age 82)
Mary Kathleen Graham Wanner
Kathleen (Kathy) Wanner of Magnolia, died May 10, 2017, in her home surrounding by her family. She was born January 18, 1935, in Osnaburg Township, East Canton, Ohio the daughter of Frank Leslie and Hilda Killian Graham. She was a 1953 graduate of East Canton High School where she served the school proudly as the head majorette from 8th grade through her senior year of high school. On April 7, 1956, she married Carl F. Wanner. She began her career as a secretary at the Canton National Bank, was a stenographer for McDonnell Douglas and administrative assistant for the superintendent of the Stark County Board of Education where she retired in 1996. Not only did she enjoy her career as a secretary, she also loved being a housewife, mother and grandmother while following the busy lives of their four children and their families. A Cancer survivor since 1971 she believed that the support of her loving family and the doctors and staff of the Aultman Cancer Center played a large roll in her surviving during this time. She also thinks that her many relatives and friends have contributed to her surviving through their continuing prayers. Preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Hilda Graham, brother, Frank A. Graham (Gertrude) and sister, Marie H. Jackson (Arthur). Survivors include her sister Yvonne Durrant of Wooster, her loving and devoted husband of 61years - Carl F. Wanner and their children, daughter, Jacqueline of the home, Richard A. (Susan) of Canton South, Carol (John) Hormell of Magnolia, and Daniel (Terri Jo) of Bolivar and her five grandchildren – Adam (Christina) Hormell and Corey (Lyndsi) Hormell, twins, Jordan and Alexandra (Ali) Wanner and Amanda Wanner (Brock), and great grand-daughter Hadlee Rae Steed. She loved you all very much!!! Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held Sun. May 21, at 1 p.m. in Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, (4796 Crossroads Road, Sandyville, OH 44671) with Pastor Miguel Acosta officiating. A luncheon for family and friends will follow the service. The family is extremely grateful for all the wonderful loving care and prayers that have been given to Kathy during the extremely hard times and the many years this illness has been with her. Memorial contributions can be made in her name to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, P. O. Box 40, Sandyville, Ohio 44671. A special thank you to Mr. Spencer Gordon, Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia for his assistance in making these arrangements. Condolences may be left at: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com.