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Kathy Jo (Lefelhoc) Doeing

July 12, 1954 ~ July 16, 2020 (age 66)

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Kathy Jo Doeing, age 66, passed away July 16, 2020 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby, surrounded by her family.  She was born July 12, 1954 in Painesville to Joseph and Janice (Mellinger) Lefelhoc.

Kathy earned an Associate’s  Degree in Early Childhood Education.  She loved to work with children and was a pre-school teacher at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Painesville.  She also served as the administrative assistant at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church until retiring in October 2019. 

Throughout her life Kathy enjoyed gardening, crafting, and in her earlier years working on ceramics alongside her Mother. She was an avid reader who also enjoyed roller skating, ice skating, and cross-country skiing. She loved the snow and the changing seasons, fall and winter were her favorites. She always enjoyed cooking and baking, decorating for the Holidays, and spending time with her Family. Kathy loved animals and held a special spot in her heart for her dogs, Tillie & Bennie.

Kathy is survived by her Husband of 44 years, John R. Doeing Jr. of Painesville Township, whom she married October 1, 1976 in Grand River; her Daughter, Jennifer (Steve) Dowd of Painesville; Son, Joe (Molly) Doeing of Painesville; Granddaughter, Sam; and Brother Jim Lefelhoc of Painesville.

She was preceded in death by her Parents and her Brother, Joseph Lefelhoc.

A Memorial Service for Kathy will be held 11 AM, Friday, July 24, 2020 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 250 Bowhall Road, Painesville Township, Ohio.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to St. Paul’s Endowment Fund.

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Memorial Service
July 24, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church
250 Bowhall Road
Painesville, OH 44077

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