Athene Gawthrop

July 11th

Athene (Mrs. Herbert V. Gawthrop Jr.) Gawthrop, 92, of Leesburg, IN formerly of Glen Ellyn, IL passed away on July 10, 2012 at the IU Goshen Hospital.  She was born on April 24, 1920 in Battle Creek, MI to Peter & Grace (Pappas) Klemos.  She attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI.  On September 18, 1948 she married Herbert V. Gawthrop Jr. who preceded her in death.  She worked at the Walter Reed Army hospital in the 40’s as a dental assistant.  She was a homemaker, and was active in the Kosciusko County Historical Society.  She was an active member of the All Saints Episcopal Church, Altar Guild, Daughters of the King.  She was also a member of the Warsaw Salvation Army Ladies Auxiliary.  She is survived by her daughter Patricia Gawthrop-Appenzeller of Syracuse.  Her son – Peter Gawthrop of  Syracuse.  2 granddaughters – Mandy Stone of Elkhart & Sarah Appenzeller-Lancaster  of  Syracuse.  3 greatgrandsons – Kyle, Colin & Mason.  2 sisters – Miriam Nowlin of Leesburg & Cleo Van Patten of Milford.  She was also preceded by a son – Victor Gawthrop.  Services will be Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the All Saints Episcopal Church with Father Larry Biller officiating.  In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to either All Saints Episcopal Church or the Kosciusko County Home Health Care & Hospice.  Online condolences may be made to:

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