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Kathryn L. Griest
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KATHRYN L. GRIEST, 95, of Springfield, passed away in her home on Friday evening, July 21, 2017. She was born in Springfield on April 9, 1922, the third child of John and Nellie (Walls) Pauley.

Kathryn retired from Mad River Supply following many years as their bookkeeper.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dale W. and Angela Griest, with whom she made her home; a sister, Mary Williamson; a brother, John (Lynda) Pauley; three grandchildren, Amanda (Mark) Hegemier, Hannah Griest (DeMichael Wallace) and Nathaniel Griest; two great grandsons, Cameron and Ashton Hegemier; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Roland E. “Doc” Griest; three sisters, Anna Ruth, Phyllis and Sharon; and two brothers, Herschel and Harold.

The family would like to extend their thanks to the many friends who cared for Kathryn, allowing her to stay in her home, and the staff at Goodwill Easter Seals Adult Daycare Services of Springfield.

Kathryn’s funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME with Nathan Massie officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Lawrenceville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Goodwill Easter Seals Adult Daycare Services, 2535 Kenton St., Springfield, OH 45505 or the Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter, 31 W. Whipp Rd., Dayton, OH 45459.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503





11:00 AM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

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Lawrenceville Cemetery

3940 Lawrenceville Drive
Springfield, OH 45504


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