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Kathleen R. Bergenstein
February 16, 1950 ~ November 23, 2008 (age 58) 58 Years Old
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Kathleen R. Bergenstein (nee Oriold), 58, of LaGrange Township, passed away Sunday, November 23, 2008 at EMH Regional Medical Center, after a long illness. She was born February 16, 1950 in Cleveland, and has been a resident of Lorain County most of her life. She was a 1968 graduate of Valley Forge High School in Parma and a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Oberlin. She enjoyed flower gardening, crocheting, calligraphy writing and playing the violin. Kathleen is survived by her husband of 38 years, Michael H.; sons, Michael (Sharon) Bergenstein and Benjamin Bergenstein; grandchildren, Benjamin J., Shayna and Sierra Bergenstein; mother, Ursula (nee Elsner) Oriold; brothers, Chuck (Judy) Oriold, Brian (Kim) Oriold and Darryl (Michelle) Oriold; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Adam Oriold in October, 2008; and a sister, Lauren Ambrose. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 26, 2008 from 5 to 8 P.M. in the Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials can be sent to the Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland, 3601 S. Green Rd., #100, Cleveland, OH 44122-5719. A memorial service for Kathleen R. Bergenstein (nee Oriold), 58, of LaGrange, who died, Sunday November 23, 2008, will be held 3 P.M. Saturday, December 6, 2008 at Christ Episcopal Church, 162 S. Main St., Oberlin, with Rev. Brian K. Wilbert officiating. Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria handled arrangements