Kathi was born on January 9, 1946, in Sandusky to the late John and Dorcas (Paul) Gastier.
Kathi graduated from Milan High School in 1964. She was a member of The Chapel. Kathi volunteered at The Chapel, Erie County 4-H and was a member of the Berlin-Milan School Board.
Kathi is survived her daughters, Jennifer (Kirby) Scheer of Missouri, Leanne Myers of Arizona, Melissa (Brandon) Davis of Milan and Sheryl (Paul) Stecker of Martins Ferry, Ohio; 7 grandchildren; sister, Ann Patella of Hiram, Ohio; brother, Ted (Donna) Gastier of Milan and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
In addition to her parents, Kathi is preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Paterson, in 2005.
Friends may call on Saturday, January 18, 2019, from 9 a.m. until the time of her Celebration of Life at 11 a.m. at The Chapel, 4444 Galloway Rd., Sandusky. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory Milan Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to contribute to Kathi's memory may do so to The Chapel, 4444 Galloway Rd., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at www.grofffuneralhomes.com.