Kathleen F. Henderson, age 80, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2013. She was born in Canton, Ohio on June 30, 1933 to Ernest and Clarissa (Felio) Ruetz. Kathleen graduated from Massillon Washington High School and Bowling Green State University. She worked for the family business of Ruetz Insurance as an insurance agent. Kathleen was a long standing member of Church of the Lakes UMC and participated in the choir and Bells of the Lakes, Harbour Lights, Bible studies, as well as many volunteer programs. When Kathleen wasn't volunteering, she enjoyed bowling and making ceramics.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Rex E. Henderson, who she married June 7, 1958; survived by daughters, Debbie (Bernie) Marucci, Diane Henderson, Dawn (Rich) Crum, Lori (Craig) Switzer, Linda (Russell) Lemond; grandchildren, Bernie (Lindsey) Marucci, Brandon (Jackie) Marucci, John, Jared, and Seth Crum, Faye and Dylan Switzer; step-granddaughters, Kiona Jones, Jessica and Michaela Lemond; great-grandson, Anthony Marucci; step great-granddaughter, Alaina Craig; sister, Lynette Ruetz; brother-in-law, Ronald (Jenny) Henderson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 12noon on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Church of the Lakes UMC, 5944 Fulton Drive, Canton, Ohio 44718 (corner of Brunnerdale Rd.), where friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, October 7, 2013 and from 11am-12pm on Tuesday. Memorial contributions can be made to: Church of the Lakes Choirs or Bells of the Lakes. Arrangements under the direction of Karlo-Libby Funeral Home.