Katherine A. Sekel, 90, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020.
Katie was born in Akron on October 4, 1929 to the late Martin and Anna Tandarich. She married Stephen Sekel in 1953. She retired from Saalfield and Danner Press, where she worked for many years. Katie was very proud of her Croatian heritage and loved the culture, the music and dancing, the food, parties and picnics. She Loved life & people. She never forgot a birthday. Her smile was infectious, she always talked to people, and never met a stranger. A devout Catholic, Katie was a member St. Matthew Catholic Church and formerly of St. John.
In addition to her parents, Katie was preceded in death by 7 siblings; and her husband of 52 years, Stephen. She is survived by her brother Tom Tandarich; and many nieces, nephews, and great (and great-great) nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM on Thursday, January 9 at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron.