Kathie was a graduate of Eastmoor High School and was a self-employed beautician and home health-care tech. Survived by her son, Robert (fiancée, Stephanie Hogue) Russ, Hebron; daughter, Victoria Gunderson, St. Louisville; grandsons, Kaden, Kaleb & Creyden Russ; parents, Robert & Mary Russ, Columbus; sister, Mary Ann (Mark) Mascari, Pataskala; nieces, Nicole & Cena; and nephew, Cole. She was very devoted to her children and grandchildren, spending much quality time with them.