Kathryn Louise Shidler

July 10, 1963 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 56)


Kathryn “Kathy” Louise Shidler, 56, of Mishawaka, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.

Kathy was born July 10, 1963 to the late Pete Jimerson and Linda (Miller) Gibson. She was a 1982 graduate of John Adams High School in South Bend.

Kathy married Brian Lee Shidler in Plymouth on July 16, 2005 and the couple later moved to Mishawaka. Over the years she was employed in nursing homes and convenience stores and enjoyed art work and in particular painting. Kathy had a heart of gold and helped anyone in need.

Kathy is survived by her husband, Brian; three children, Anthony Shidler, Nicole (Ben) Sharkey and Jennifer Phillips; three grandchildren, Kassandra Smith, Lily Sharkey and Starlakaye Phillips; a sister, Pam (Larry) Forster; and a brother, Edwin Gibson.

A visitation will be held from 3 – 6 pm on Saturday, June 20, in Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, 503 W. 3rd Street, Mishawaka. Cremation will follow.

Memorials are suggested to the Center for Hospice Care or American Cancer Society.

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June 20, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Goethals & Wells Funeral Home
503 W. 3rd Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544


Center for Hospice Care (Hospice Foundation)
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545

American Cancer Society
130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka IN 46545

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