OBITUARY

Katherine Bell Connett

May 1, 1928January 7, 2019

Katherine Connett of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, passed away on January 7, 2019 at the age of 90. Katherine was born on May 1, 1928 in Newport, Kentucky.

Katherine was a beloved mother who enjoyed cruising with her family, keeping a daily journal, volunteering, and gardening in her backyard. She often reminded her family that she was “the daughter of a bootlegger, and we love her still!”

Katherine is survived by her husband of 69 years, Lawrence Connett, of Sarasota, Florida; her daughters, Laurie (Marty) Mecher of Lansing, Michigan, and Leslie (Jerry) Grieme of Ft. Worth, Texas; her son, Paul (Kathryn) Connett of Sarasota, Florida; her 10 grandchildren, and her 10 great-grandchildren.

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