Kathryn Standen (Braun)

Burial Date:

January 6, 2018

Birth & Death Date:

June 26, 1917 - January 1, 2018

Funeral Home:

Garland-Misencik Funeral Home (Directions)


St. Joseph Catholic Church (Directions)

Kathryn Standen (nee Braun) died on January 1, 2018 at the age of 100.
She was born in Elyria. She also lived in Wellington, until moving to Amherst in 1933. She graduated with Honors from Amherst High School, class of 1936. She was employed by the Colson Corporation in Elyria. She later graduated from the St. Joseph Hospital, School of Practical Nursing, and in 1970 from Lorain County Community College as a registered nurse. Her nursing career spanned twenty years at St. Joseph Hospital and Amherst Hospital.
In her retirement, Mrs. Standen enjoyed volunteering at St. Joseph Hospital, Mercy Lorain Community Hospital, and also Amherst Hospital. She was a long time member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amherst. She had been active in the former Victorian Guild, the Lakeland Women's Club, and also the Senior Citizens of Amherst. She enjoyed needlepoint, crocheting, and golf.
She was married to Robert B. Standen for 53 years until his death in 1992. She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Alan Standen, in 2013, as well as her parents, George and Nellie (nee Cormier) Braun. Her sister, Eleanor Guild, and her brother George also predeceased her. 
Survivors include her daughter, Susan Underwood (Jerry, deceased) of Amherst, daughter in law, Ginny of Medina, son David (Dede) of Elyria, eight grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, three nieces and one nephew.
Friends may call on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Amherst Ohio from 9:00 AM until the funeral Mass at 10:00 AM. Reverend Charles T. Diedrick will officiate. Burial will take place at Ridge Hill Memorial Park. 
The family would like to thank O'Neill Healthcare of North Ridgeville and Hospice of the Western Reserve for their care of Mrs. Standen in 2017.

Burial Location

Section: - E - Lot Number: 505D Space: 3


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