Welcome to the memorial page for

Katherine Irene (Basler) Smith

September 4, 1926 ~ September 5, 2017 (age 91)

Katherine Irene Smith of Sylvania, OH having just celebrated her 91st birthday, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Flower Hospital.  She was born September 4, 1926 in Sylvania, OH, to William and Catherine (Steiner) Basler.


Katherine married George V. Smith in 1946 who passed away in 1979.  She was a longtime member of the American Legion and Sylvania Moose, where she loved Super Tuesday and playing pull-tabs and meeting up with her friends.  Katherine also enjoyed her grand dogs and the following games, LCR with dice, Skip-Bo and euchre.  She was an avid Ohio State fan “GO BUCKS” and will always be remembered as a caring and loving mother and grandmother.

 Katherine is survived by her loving family, daughters; Jean Ann (David) Thebeau, Mary (Dale) Nicholas, Sharon (Matt) Scribner, sons; Jim (Tricia), Chuck, Jerry (Kathy), and Ron (Sue)

Smith, 12 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, and brother Francis Basler.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband George, brothers Leo and Richard Basler and companion Richard Valentine.  She will be missed by all.

 Friends may call at Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania, OH on Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 2pm to 8pm, where the funeral service will be held Monday, September 11 at 11am.  Interment to follow at Toledo Memorial Park.

 The family invites everyone to wear their favorite sports colors for visitation and services. 

 The family suggests tributes in the form of contributions to a charity of the Donor’s choice.


 Service Information

September 10, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

Funeral Service
September 11, 2017

11:00 AM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

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