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Kathleen D. Oden Nov. 28, 1926 - May 9, 2019


Kathleen D. Oden, 92, from Butler, Pennsylvania, formerly of Herbst and Swayzee, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Concordia at the Orchard.

Born on November 28, 1926 in Sweetser, Indiana, to Paul “Pete” Oden and Bessie Babb Oden, Kathleen attended Indiana School for the Deaf in Indianapolis. She enjoyed early life on the family farm and visits from her family. Kathleen was especially fond of animals of all kind.

She is survived by her cousin, Marjorie (Charles) Folkers, Florida, and many cousins and extended family from the Oden and Babb families.

In addition to her parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by uncles, Merle H., Everett S. (Bill),

Ernest W. (Boom), and Garl G. Babb and their spouses. She was also predeceased by her cousin, Richard Babb, and his wife, Martha.

Visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019, with Kathleen’s funeral to begin at 11:30 a.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, Indiana. Pastor Wally Champion will be officiating. Interment will be at Grant Memorial Park in Marion.

Kathleen’s family extends their appreciation to the staff of Concordia at the Orchard for their countless years of care, support, and friendship.

Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.