Kathy was a Lorain High School graduate, and was co owner of Widdowson Excavating. She had managed several area McDonald's restaurants over the years. Kathy loved spending time with family and friends, working with her horses, 4-H and gardening.
Survivors include her husband of 26 years, Larry R. Widdowson; daughter, Samantha J. Widdowson of LaGrange; sisters, Victoria J. Evan-Iwanowski of Altamonte Springs, Florida, Barbara S. Oray (Leonard) of Sheffield Lake; brother, Gerald Mervis of Maryland.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Clement G. and Darlene R. (nee Hause) Mervis.
Friends may call 4 to 7 P.M., Sunday, January 13, 2013 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at Sate Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626, where funeral service will be at 7 P.M. immediately following visitation. Burial will be private.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com