Katherine Brown

BROWN, Katherine “Katie” Yonko, 93, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Monday, January 23, 2012.

She was born April 2, 1918, in Louise, W.Va., a daughter of the late Michael and Anne (Yacos) Yonko.

She was a member of the Armstrongs Mills United Methodist Church, Armstrongs Mills, Ohio, and worked as a bookkeeper at Nickles Bakery.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Ellis Brown in 1998; three brothers, John, George and Michael Yonko; four sisters, Anne Golden, Mary Sikora, Julia Yonko and Helen Krousl; and two grandchildren, Gretchen Lichtkoppler and Seth Brown.

She is survived by her four children, Janet Dickson of Duncan Falls, Ohio, David (Chris) Brown of Groveport, Ohio, Kathleen (Frank) Lichtkoppler of Mentor On The Lake, Ohio, and Michael Brown of Shadyside, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Amanda, John, Matthew, Megan, Sarah, Katianne, Nicholas, Ellis and Michelle; and 11 great-grandchildren, Alex, Abigail, Tyler, Sydney, Zoe, Erin, Austin, Donna, Annabelle, Ace and Maila; her angel niece, Suzanne Yonko and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends will be received 4-8 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2012, at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 3900 Central Ave., Shadyside, Ohio, where services will be held Friday, January 27, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment will be held at the Beallsville Cemetery, Beallsville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to: Shadyside Fire Department or Shadyside Care Center Activities Fund. Condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.

Katherine Brown

BROWN, Katherine “Katie” Yonko, 93, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Monday, January 23, 2012.

She was born April 2, 1918, in Louise, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Michael and Anne (Yacos) Yonko.

She was a member of the Armstrongs Mills United Methodist Church, Armstrongs Mills, Ohio, and worked as a bookkeeper at Nickles Bakery.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Ellis Brown in 1998; three brothers, John, George and Michael Yonko; four sisters, Anne Golden, Mary Sikora, Julia Yonko and Helen Krousl; and two grandchildren, Gretchen Lichtkoppler and Seth Brown.

She is survived by her four children, Janet Dickson of Duncan Falls, Ohio, David (Chris) Brown of Groveport, Ohio, Kathleen (Frank) Lichtkoppler of Mentor On The Lake, Ohio, and Michael Brown of Shadyside, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Amanda, John, Matthew, Megan, Sarah, Katianne, Nicholas, Ellis and Michelle; and 11 great-grandchildren, Alex, Abigail, Tyler, Sydney, Zoe, Erin, Austin, Donna, Annabelle, Ace and Maila.

Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2012, at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 3900 Central Ave., Shadyside, OH 43947, where services will be held Friday, January 27, 2012 at 11 a.m.

Interment will be held at the Beallsville Cemetery, Beallsville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Shadyside Fire Department or Shadyside Care Center Activities Fund.

Condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.