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Katheryn Starcher

September 29, 1934 — December 14, 2023

Our beloved Katheryn Starcher, a devoted teacher, passed away on December 14, 2023, in Safford, Arizona. She was born on September 29, 1934, in Gravel Bank, Ohio. Katheryn's remarkable life and everlasting impact on her students and the community will forever be cherished.

Katheryn's passion for education shone brightly throughout her career as a teacher. Armed with a Master's Degree in Education, she dedicated her life to shaping young minds and instilling knowledge in her students. Her commitment to teaching went beyond textbooks and lessons; Katheryn's loving and kind personality made every student feel valued and supported.

Born Katheryn Briggs, she grew up under the nurturing care of her parents, James F. Briggs and Beula Gessel Briggs. They nurtured her compassionate nature and taught her the importance of kindness towards others.

Katheryn's impact on generations of students has left an indelible mark. She was known for her innovative teaching methods that made learning not only informative but also enjoyable. Whether it was through interactive lesson plans or engaging classroom activities, Katheryn fostered a love for learning within all her students.

Outside the classroom, Katheryn enjoyed immersing herself in various hobbies that fueled her creative soul. She had an unwavering love for literature and spent countless hours engrossed in books from different genres.

Throughout her life, Katheryn remained deeply connected to her roots in Gravel Bank, Ohio. It was there that she found solace among loved ones and where countless memories were forged. Following her passing, she will be buried in Mound Cemetery in Marietta, Ohio-a place that holds historical significance to Katheryn herself.

To know Katheryn Starcher was to be touched by her kindness, compassion, and unwavering dedication. She will be remembered as a beacon of light to all whose lives she touched. Her legacy lives on in the hearts of her former students, colleagues, and friends whose lives were forever changed by her presence.

Katheryn's passing leaves a void in our community, but her spirit and teachings will continue to inspire generations to come. May she rest in eternal peace, knowing that her impact on this world was profound and everlasting.

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