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Kathleen M Mehozonek (Waken)

Kathleen M. Waken

Kathleen M. “Kate” Waken (nee Mehozonek), 49, of North Olmsted, died July 16 at Lutheran Home, Westlake.

Born in Berea, she was a registered nurse at Lutheran Home.

Survivors include her husband, Daniel; sons, James (Kara), Anthony, Benjamin and Andrew; one grandchild; brothers, Chuck and Paul and sister, Laura Noar; in-laws, Irma and Joseph Waken. Services were conducted at Ascension Lutheran Church, North Olmsted.

Pastor Roger Stuenkel officiated. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Home, 2116 Dover Center Road, Westlake, OH 44145.

Arrangements were made by Chambers Funeral Home, North Olmsted.

West Shore Sun Published: Saturday, July 31, 2010

Thanks to Kathy Mehozonek's sister Laura Noar for calling with this information.

Kate (as she was known) passed away on July 16th from lung cancer. 
She was diagnosed in December.

She married BHS 1978 classmate Dan Waken. 
They had 4 children, all boys.  1 grandchild.

Eldest son is in the Army and deployed in Iraq.

Kate was a nurse and worked in a nursing home in Westlake.  
That's where she spent her last days, with her family and in the care of those who cared about her.

Kate's pictures from Polaris:

Medical Assistant - 1977 Medical Assisting - 1978


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07/22/10 06:30 PM #1    

Dan Waken

 Definately missing you!!

09/29/10 01:39 AM #2    

Elizabeth Blagg



Dan, my heart aches for you and your children.  I remember Kathy sweet, quiet disposition and contagious giggily laugh.  I pray you and your children are healing and will soon be able to rejoice in your many years of memories together

Warmly,   Liz Blagg



08/03/11 09:32 PM #3    

Dan Waken

 Still missing you! You were so special, you never get over losing someone you just get used to it.

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