Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Kathleen E. (Biglin) Gosser

Kathleen E. Gosser, age 89, of Shelby died Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Magnolia Terrace in Galion.

She was born August 2, 1925 in Shelby the daughter of the late Charles and Stella (Finnegan) Biglin. Kate was a graduate of Shelby High School and was a homemaker. She was a life-long member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Bethlehem where she was a member of the Altar Rosary Society.  She took pride in her role as the parish historian. Photography was her hobby – she especially loved taking pictures of the family.

Kate is survived by her husband: Paul Joseph Gosser, whom she wed on May 18, 1957; 3 sons: Rick (Jeanne) Gosser of Crestline, Kim (Michele) Gosser of Crestline, Keith (Brenda) Gosser of Galion; 10 grandchildren: Ryan Gosser, Dawn (Jake) Fraizer, Jacob Gosser, Cody Gosser, Faith Gosser, Lia Gosser, Anissa Gosser, Brock Gosser, Lilly Gosser, Autumn Gosser; a great grandson: Sully Fraizer. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Cecil Biglin, Ernest Biglin, Melvin Biglin, Vera Gwirtz and Marian Biglin.

Friends and family are welcome on Monday, March 23, 2015 from 4-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where the rosary will be recited at 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Bethlehem, Shelby Settlement on Tuesday at 10:30 AM with Father Christopher Bohnsack officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to the church.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Julie & Roger Finnegan says:

    What a sweet lady your mom was! Whenever you saw her, she always made you feel that she was happy to see you. Our sympathy is with you, cousins!

  2. Ann Imhoff says:

    So very sorry for your loss. She was so sweet and friendly. Prayers from our family.

  3. Jack and Carol Bryson says:

    Paul and family,
    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. May time and memories help to ease your pain.
    Jack and Carol Bryson

  4. Bob & Tressa Reith and John Cole says:

    We always had such respect and admiration for Mrs. Gosser. We became acquainted with her because she and her husband were always so friendly when we would see them at Mass. They are both pillars of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish and Mrs. Gosser will certainly be missed. We extend our love, prayers, and sympathy to all of Mrs. Gosser’s family. God bless you!

  5. Ed Metzger says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I remember many fun times at your place in much younger days and a constant smile on Kate’s face.

  6. Marilyn & Don Burkholder says:

    So sorry for your loss. She was a special lady. Take care. Marilyn & Don

  7. Greg and Jane (Rietschlin) Butler says:

    To the Gosser family,
    Know that your Mom (wife) is in a much better place. She will be missed by all. I remember how much she loved her family and her parish community. God bless you.
    Our condolences,
    Greg and Jane Butler

  8. Amy Jo & John McGuire says:

    Brenda and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thought and prayers. God bless.

  9. Cassandra Biglin Tyrrell says:

    So very sorry to hear Aunt Kathleen has passed, I have many fond childhood memories of her. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  10. Larry & Margie Schmahl says:

    Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. She will always remain in your heart and memories. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

    Larry & Margie Schmahl

  11. Celia & Charlie Warren says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Kathleen’s passing, what a pillar of the Settlement community she was! Always a smile and such a sweet lady. Our condolences to your entire family.
    Celia and Charlie Warren

  12. jeanne (weaver) Beckett says:

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your wife and mother. At a time like this it is difficult to know what to say. I pray the LORD sends the comforter at this sad time to guide you through the days ahead. (Bernard and Mary Helen Weaver family)

  13. Mindy Utz says:

    I am truly sorry for your loss. I just learned of your moms passing. What a beautiful lady. Her smile, great sense of humor, and kind heart will never be forgotten. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Lia says:

    My Grandma always made me smile and I want to remember her as the type of person to light up a room she was always so fun.

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