OBITUARY

Kathryn "Kate" Ponsot

September 13, 1932July 6, 2024
Obituary of Kathryn "Kate" Ponsot
KATHRYN "KATE" M. PONSOT, 91, of Ossian, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2024, at Christian Care Retirement Community in Bluffton. She was born in northwestern Ohio and raised on a farm near Roanoke. Kate loved to tell stories of growing up on the farm with her siblings. She married her high school sweetheart, Tom, and they enjoyed 52 wonderful years together. Kate worked in cost accounting at General Electric for 37 years. In later years, Kate volunteered with the Zanesville area food pantry. Throughout her life, she traveled extensively. Her favorite vacations were visiting Maui, Hawaii with her family. Kate also enjoyed going on bus trips and wintering in Florida with her friends. She was a member of Zanesville United Brethren and a supporter of Camp Cotubic Christian Youth Camp. Kate was committed to her faith, family, friends, and church. Kathryn is survived by her son, Thomas (Dawn) Ponsot Jr.; daughters, Martha (Steve) Bianski of Fort Wayne, Mary (Bill) Walker, and Melinda (Jim) Monroe of Indianapolis; four grandchildren, Thomas Ponsot III, Sara (Andrew) Wille, Andrea (Ben) Fisher, and Evan Monroe; and five great-grandchildren, Andrew Wille Jr., Avery Wille, Louisa Ponsot, Kinsley Fisher, and Logan Fisher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Ponsot; grandson, Christopher J. Walker; her parents; and three siblings. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at Zanesville United Brethren Church, 3092 West Broadway, Zanesville, Indiana 46799, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill Street, Ossian, Indiana 46777. Burial to follow the service at Hoverstock Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Camp Cotubic, 2158 C-25, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 or Zanesville United Brethren Church.

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