Kathleen Anne Hawkinberry, age 24, of Norwalk, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo after a sudden illness.
She was born February 17, 1989 in Amherst. In 1995, Kathleen suffered a traumatic brain injury as the result of an automobile accident. She was lovingly cared for since that time by her devoted mother, Diane Schobel Hawkinberry, and her dear brother, Joseph Ramos.
Over the course of her life she enjoyed music, books and watching her favorite TV shows with her family. She had a sustaining religious faith and shared a great love of living with everyone she met. Kathleen was also a computer wiz, and developed great skill with mathematics.
She is survived by her mother, Diane Hawkinberry; father, Ernest C. Hawkinberry Jr.; brother, Joseph “Jose” Ramos Jr.; nephew, Cayden M. Hamilton; paternal grandparents, Ernest and Nina Hawkinberry; aunts and uncles, Gary (Christine) Schobel, Cindy (Ron) Carter, Michael (Misty) Schobel and Theresa (Arturo) Ornelas, Lydia, Jospeh, Eric Hawkinberry and Uncle Buddy Oliver; a host of cousins, and best friend, Nancy Mills.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Kenneth and Barbara (Menefee) Schobel; dear friend, Phillip Rankin.
Friends and family may call on Friday from 5:00 P.M. until time of service at 7:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Pastor Carl Woodyard will officiate. Private interment will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be sent to an account at Citizens Bank Co, 207 Milan Avenue, Norwalk, OH 44857 in care of Kathleen Anne Hawkinberry.
Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.