Feb. 24, 1926-April 14, 2019

OTTOVILLE – Catherine H. Gudakunst, 93, of Ottoville passed away at 9:06 a.m. Sunday at her residence.

Catherine was born Feb. 24, 1926, in Ottoville to Martin and Lucy (Rekart) Bendele, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Gary (Paula) Gudakunst of Ottoville, Susan Grime of Van Wert and Jan Gudakunst of Ottoville; a daughter-in-law, Renee Gudakunst of Ottoville; and a sister, Marty Gerdeman of Ottoville.

Catherine is also preceded in death by two sisters, Salome Bendele and Marie Zerkel; five brothers, Jerry, Jim, Paul, John and Dick Bendele; and a son, Paul Gudakunst.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.

Condolences may be expressed at lovefuneralhome.com