CAROL J. KATTERHEINRICH-DOSECK, age 69
of New Knoxville, died on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 8:45 A.M. at her residence. She was born on January 16, 1953 in Lima, the daughter of the late Charles F. and M. Louise (Vandemark) Altstaetter. On April 20, 1974, Carol married Dennis J. Katterheinrich and he preceded her in death on December 2, 2006. On July 25, 2010, she married Charles D. Doseck and he preceded her in death on September 25, 2020. Survivors include her children; Jason and Angela Katterheinrich and their daughter Alysha of New Knoxville, Sarah and Rich Short and their son Pierce of Ft. Wayne, IN, and Luke and Katheryn Katterheinrich and their daughter Melina of New Knoxville. Also surviving are her step children; Stacey (Mike) Rayles of Quincey, OH and Jeremy (Kelly) Doseck of Piqua, OH, 9 step grandchildren and her brothers; Michael (Mary Jo) Altstaetter of Bellefontaine, Gail (Melinda) Altstaetter of Lima and Dennis (Nancy) Altstaetter of Kenly, NC.
Carol was an active member of Only Believe Church in Botkins, serving for nearly 40 years in numerous areas of ministry. She also loved gardening, baking bread, and sewing. She had been a seamstress at the former Zofkie’s Bridal and also did custom sewing and alterations from her home. It was her enjoyment of sewing that inspired her to open her own business, “Carol’s Coats of Many Colors,” where she designed, created and offered these at many events in the area. Carol lived her faith, offering encouragement from personal experiences through her Christ inspired products of “His Sand” based on the Scripture from Psalm 139:17-18. Carol was always excited to share her faith and love of Christ with others.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022 beginning at 11:00 A.M. at the Only Believe Church, in Botkins, with Pastors Peter Doseck and Ed Ingram officiating. Interment will follow in the Pilger Ruhe Cemetery near New Knoxville. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Only Believe Church, and one hour prior to the services on Friday at the church. Memorial contributions in Carol’s memory can be made to Peter Doseck Ministries for the purpose of mission outreach (13815 Botkins Rd., Botkins, OH 45306). Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements, and condolences to the family can be left on the funeral home website at www.gilberghartwigfh.com.
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Harry & Kathy Walker saysNovember 28, 2022 at 10:39 pm
Very, very sorry for your loss.
Jesse & Lori Sale saysNovember 29, 2022 at 8:21 am
To Jason, Sarah, Luke, and all of Carol’s wonderful family:
We are very glad to have known your beautiful mom. Her love for Jesus and family, and her life of passionate faith will never be forgotten. Undoubtedly, she is dancing with joy right now, though your tears will run freely. She left a legacy…all of you, and we know your lives will continue to honor hers. God bless you!
Tom & Marcy West saysNovember 29, 2022 at 6:44 pm
We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of Carol. She is remembered by us as an incredible, mighty, loving woman of God. I have never forgotten the foot washing experience that Carol ministered to us and probably anyone that entered her home! She loved her children and family with all her might and her Christian witness to others…….a lasting legacy. She will be missed, but we will see her again. Wonder if she is sewing her heavenly robe? Maybe.
Love to all!
Tom & Marcy West
Jim, Wilma and Glen says saysNovember 30, 2022 at 4:44 pm
Our condolences to the family on Carol passing.
May you find comfort and peace in knowing she is
singing in God’s Choir. From The Wells Family,.
Lisa Thobe saysNovember 30, 2022 at 10:55 pm
So sorry for your loss. Hold tight to your wonderful memories that make you smile. Lean on your faith, friends and family to help you through the tough times.
Sara K. Cardone saysDecember 1, 2022 at 10:59 am
I pray God is sending forth ministering angels to all who love Carol – to comfort, strengthen, heal & bring peace to hurting hearts. She was such a remarkable woman. A servants heart like no other. So much love for Jesus and people. She has forever left an imprint on my heart.