Kathryn L. Wilhelm

Kathryn Louise Janetos Wilhelm, 86, of Parkersburg, passed away July 13, 2013, at the Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

She was born in Wood County, W.Va., April 4, 1927, a daughter of the late Peter and Lucille Merritt Janetos.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, devoted to her family, who enjoyed spending her leisure time shopping.

Surviving Kathryn are her husband of 67 years, Richard Wilhelm Jr.; son, Richard Wilhelm III and Mary; daughter, Kyra L. Smith and Mark, all of Parkersburg; grandchildren, Kellyn L. Smith and fiance Nicholas D. Bartlow, Kyle Z. Smith, Krista Wilhelm Rojas and Rudy; great-grandchildren, Ryan Rojas, Rudy Rojas, Jr., Torynn Conaway and Rhyss Wilhelm Rojas; and sister, Helene Knaus of Tennessee. In addition to her parents, Kathryn was preceded in death by her brother, George Janetos, and special friends, Dr. Robert E. and Shirley Lawrence-Berrey.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg. A private family service will be held at the family’s convenience.

Special thanks to her caregivers, Sharon, Margaret, Becky and Virginia.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.leavittfuneralhome.com