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Katherine Deanne Waddell

September 7, 1987 ~ December 26, 2020 (age 33)


KATHERINE DEANNE “KATIE” WADDELL, age 33, of Washington CH, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020.

She was born on September 7, 1987 in Clinton County to Lawrence “Dean” and Patricia Anne (Trumbull) Waddell. She was a graduate of Miami Trace High School. Katie was a talented musician and played the saxophone in the jazz band, symphonic band, and marching band during high school. She attended Sinclair Community College in Dayton where she studied Photography and recently obtained an associate degree from Southern State Community College. Katie was raised and baptized at the Grace United Methodist Church. Her family claims that Katie never knew a stranger. She enjoyed off-roading in her Jeep, watching NASCAR, taking pictures, and being with her children.

Katie was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lawrence and Lucille Waddell, and Eugene Trumbull.

Survivors include her loving parents, Dean and Patricia Waddell; grandmother, Miriam Trumbull; special friend, Seth Leasure; children, Charlie L. Reeves, Kade A. Reeves, Mack Leasure, and Allis Leasure; and aunt and uncle, Paul and Diana Febo. Also surviving are other aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of dear and special friends.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services.

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