Katie Lynn (Ware) Dials

July 5, 2011

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Visitation:
7/8/2011 18:00:00

Visitation 2:
7/6/2011 14:00:00

Service:
Willard OH 44890 7/9/2011 11:00:00

Katie Lynn (Ware) Dials of Worthington, Ohio, formerly of Willard, age 35, died peacefully Tuesday, July 5, 2011. She was the beloved wife of Jason Dials with whom she just celebrated their fourteenth wedding anniversary. Born March 17, 1976, she was the daughter of her proud and loving parents Stan and Jolynn Ware. Katie loved so dearly her precious children, Abigail Lynn, Kennedy Eris and Isabelle Grace. Being a mother to these beautiful three girls was the joy in her life. Besides her husband, parents and children, she is survived by her sister Sarah Ware Swisher (her brother-in-law Brian and her niece and nephew Emily and Colin); her brother Andrew Ware; and her mother-and father-in-law, Hargus and Gracie Dials. She also leaves many other beloved family including brother-in-laws and their families, aunts, uncles, cousins, and dear friends. She is preceded in death by her grandparents Joe and Iris Joyce and Howard and Jane Ware. Katie will be forever cherished for her love for all those around her. It was so easy to talk to her and to laugh with her. Our darling wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend… you will be so sadly missed and forever in our hearts.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Friday, July 8, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A memorial service will be held for Katie at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, Ohio on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:00 AM with Father Eric Culler officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to First Merit Bank in care of the college fund for Abbey, Kennedy and Isabelle Dials. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com

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ann frederick herner - Aug 5, 2011

jolynn and stan, my heart goes out to you in this time of loss. not only for you, but for her family left behind. i know God will give you the strength to help you deal with all you must. we still live in norwalk/ should there be anything at all we can do to ease your burden or grief, please contact us..our prayers and thoughts are with you.love ann and tom

Kristy (Luna) Pearson - Jul 16, 2011

I was shocked to here the news of Katie’s passing. I remember Katie best from 5th to 12th grade, where we were still children but tried so hard to act like adults. All my first-time mischievous activities, I never experienced alone. Katie was right there with me. My first taste of alcohol came from her parents bar in the basement, my first cigarette stolen from Jolynn’s cigarette case; this list could go on and on but I don’t want to give away all our secrets. She was strong, fearless, funny, and a great friend. These are memories I reference more and more as my three daughters become adolescent, which has only enhanced my parenting skills. I guess, what I really want to say is…Thank you Katie, for being such a key part of my life and that it saddens me that it was so short. My heart goes out to the whole Ware and Dial’s families.

Clare Joyce - Jul 13, 2011

Oh my little Katie I am so sadden> ~ Words are so lost< my heart hurts............ Oh my lord give Stan Oh my heck and My sweet Jolynn the power to stay strong for Sarah & Andy and Katie girls oh my..... My love goes to all the Joyce Family.. I am remembering All Of my Times With All Of U .. My Heart Is Sadden, I love U Katie Auntie Clare XXOOXO

Patti Gill - Jul 13, 2011

My prayers and thoughts continue to go out to all the Dials and Ware families, especially those three daughters who will be missing their mommy. This is such a tragic loss. Sending love and hugs to all. My deepest sympathy.

Bill and Beth Goodsite - Jul 13, 2011

Our sincere sympathy goes out to the Ware and Dials families as you try to cope with the loss of your dear Katie. We will never understand why God chooses to take one so young and with so much to live for. Find strength in Him and in each other.

Pete and Rose Wurm - Jul 13, 2011

To the Ware and Dials family: Please accept our most sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear Katie. We will hold you in our prayers.

Stacy Fowler - Jul 12, 2011

Jason and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers during this tragic time. I was so saddened to hear about Katie’s passing. God has a new angel and may his strength help you through this.

Carolyn Kiser - Jul 11, 2011

The employees of Captor Corporation are so sorry to hear of your loss. There are no words to comfort you at a time like this. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.

Kay & Eric Fry & Family - Jul 11, 2011

Jason…although we did not know Katie well, the shock and sadness that fills our hearts for you is tremendous. Our family extends its deepest sympathy to you and your girls, the Ware family and Dials family. Please know that our thoughts and prayers will be with all of you during your continued sadness and that God will give you strength when you need it most.

Rod and Diane Owens - Jul 11, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this time of great sadness.No parent should have to know the sorrow of loosing a child. God bless you and all of your family.May all the wonderful memories help to give you peace.

Larry and Yvonne Fowler - Jul 11, 2011

Our most sincere condolences to all the Dials and Ware families. While living in Willard, our girls grew up with Katie and Jason. It is so hard to have such a bright light taken so early. May God’s love and care get you all through this time of such hurt. You are all in our prayers and thoughts. God bless you all.

Sandy and Tim Gilmore - Jul 11, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ware and Dials family during this painful time. We are so sorry for your tragic loss. Katie was a dear sweet person that the whole world will miss.

Mary Luppino Schloemer - Jul 11, 2011

To the Ware and Dials family, so very very sorry to hear of your loss. Especially to Jason and your 3 beautiful grand daughters. I remember Jolynn when you were my teacher. I also remember when you gave birth to each of your beautiful kids. My prayers are with you all and that God be with you and guide you in your time of need.

Lenora Gibson - Jul 11, 2011

Jason and families,
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I am sure you have many precious memories to help ease your pain.

Peggy Opatken - Jul 10, 2011

Gracie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I am sure Katie was a lovely person. I so enjoy your friendship ; I will be praying for you and Jason and all your family, the three girls… take care. Peggy

Cheryl Teel - Jul 9, 2011

My sympathy to both families, may Katie now rest in the arms of the Lord. May you find strength in the days ahead through your Faith, Family, and Friends. God bless you all, and I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Jay, Chris, Abby & Aaron Connell - Jul 9, 2011

We are so sorry for your loss. We know how much she meant to all of you! She was way to young to have this happen! All the families are in our prayers and will continue to be! She will be deeply missed!

Kail & Darryl - Jul 8, 2011

Stan and Jolynn,
We called home from New York to hear our messages and had one from Nora telling of the sad news. We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your daughter. May you find strength in the Lord. Kail & Darryl

Wendy Eldridge - Jul 8, 2011

I am just so terribly sad for your loss. I am thinking about all of you and want you to know that you ae in my thoughts and prayers.

Jim & Jackie Ratliff - Jul 8, 2011

Dials & Ware Family, So sorry for your loss. I can still remember Katie & Jamie spending alot of time together growing up. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

Chuck & Jo Storts - Jul 8, 2011

Jolynn, Stan,& family,Jason,girls,Gracie, Hargus & family,
There are no words of comfort at this time, I know. But please know you have friends who care and share the sorrow of the loss of your precious Katie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
With Love,
Chuck & Jo Storts

doug and julie steinmetz - Jul 8, 2011

We are so sorry for your loss. Our family sends our love and prayers to you. Papa Joe has more company now.
From Doug, Julie Steinmetz and family

Dave Stieber, Fred, Denise (Stieber) Mock and family - Jul 8, 2011

Ware and Dials Families,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Know that your families are in our thoughts and prayers. Katie is now an angel looking down on her family and protecting her beautiful daughters.
God Bless all of you.
Dave Stieber, Fred and Denise(Stieber) Mock and family

Brett and Katie Leonberger - Jul 8, 2011

We are saddened by your loss. Katie was a dear friend and neighbor. You have our deepest sympathy. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Jamie (Ratliff) Krabill - Jul 8, 2011

Stan and Jolynn,
I remember nothing but good times at the Ware household as I was growing up. Katie was one of those friends that everyone should have. She never got mad and was an unconditional friend no matter what. I feel honored to have known her. Her wonderful qualities are not gone but will live forever in the lives of her precious girls. May the Lord give you strength and peace.

Carol Hostetler - Jul 8, 2011

I don’t know what to say to any of you – what a sad day – Katie was always smiling – we never know what the Lord is planning for us – we have to cry smile and know he loves us and he loves Katie so her life is truly beginning in heaven –
My thoughts and prayers are with you all

Adam & Lorinda Gies - Jul 8, 2011

We are deeply saddened by the news. Our sincere sympathy to the Dials and Ware Family.

nicole joyce - Jul 8, 2011

dear family,
im so sorry that im not at home right now to be with you all… you are in my thoughts and prayers. this truly is such a horrible loss for our family especially in such a short time. i only hope that we can all get through this together and truly see how important family is… jason and the girls please be strong… i love u and miss u guys… and will be thinking of you all… rip katie you will be truly missed by us all
~nicole joyce

Chris & Michele Weatherbie - Jul 8, 2011

We are saddened to hear about the unexpected loss of Katie. She will greatly be missed, which makes it even harder to comprehend her death. May your memories give you strength, peace, and comfort in the days ahead. Please accept our sincere sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family. May God’s presence be with you at this time.
In Friendship & Sympathy,

Alysun (Brown) Tebben - Jul 8, 2011

To Jason and the girls, as well as the entire Ware and Dials families- My heart, thoughts and prayers go to you at this time of great loss. Katie’s love, smile and laughter will be cherished in all of our memories.

Larry & Joyce Hadamuscin - Jul 8, 2011

Sorry for your loss, Katie was a beautiful person inside and out. Our prayers will be with all of you.

Larry & Joyce Hadamuscin - Jul 8, 2011

Sorry for your loss, Katie was a beautiful person inside and out. Our prayers will be with all of you.

Kirsten DeVito - Jul 8, 2011

I am so very sorry for your loss. May God give you all the strength and courage you need to get through this! I am sending all my prayers and love to two beautiful families that have impacted my life in such a positive way. Katie will live on in all your wonderful memories!

Lisa Myers and Family - Jul 7, 2011

Thoughts and prayers go out to the Ware and Dials families. May God comfort you and keep you during thiis difficult time.

Bob Felty - Jul 7, 2011

To Jason,Girls,and family. I’m extremely sorry for your loss, May God be with you and comfort you, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Try to remember the good times you had together.
Your friend, Bob

Missy Eaton - Jul 7, 2011

I am so, so sorry to hear of the loss of Katie. Words cannot come close to express what I am feeling. I keep thinking of all those happy, carefree days in the neighborhood. Know that all of the Ware and Dials families are in my prayers.

ED And Diane Worley - Jul 7, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to all,god loves you all!!

Carrie & Tim Van Zoest & Girls - Jul 7, 2011

What a shock. Katie will be missed by so many. My thoughts and prayers go out to her daughters, Jason, and the entire Ware and Dials families.

Gary & Rose Pittenger & family - Jul 7, 2011

So, sorry to hear of Katie’s passing. She was a very special person. No one so young should die. We will be keeping the Ware, Dials & Jason & daughters in our prayers. But, Katie is in a better place, she is a beautiful angel in heaven.

Jim & Deb White - Jul 7, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Ware and Dials families. We have many fond memories of Katie…..our daughter was born close to the time Abigail was born and I remember spending time in the “cry-room” at St. Francis with Katie. She was a truly wonderful person and a joy to be around.

Mary(Funk)and Darwin Weatherbie - Jul 7, 2011

Jolynn, Stan, Jason and all of the Ware and Dials family know our thoughts and prayers are with you. Keep all of your treasured memories of Katie close to your heart and she will always be with all of you. The angels in heaven were singing as Katie touch OUR DEAR LORD’s hand as HE walked her through the gates of heaven. All of her loved ones were also there waiting with open arms for her. You will see her again. May God comfort you in the days of ahead. If there is anything that I can do for any of you please, please let me know as I will be here for you.

Mike & Donnie Courtright - Jul 7, 2011

Stan & Jolynn, we are so sad to hear of your loss. Your entire family will be in our thoughts and our prayers.

Liz & Leonard Sparks - Jul 7, 2011

Our family would like to convey our sympathy at the loss of your mother, wife, daughter and sister. Katie will truly be missed, and the world will be a more drab now that she is not in it. There is no one that could light up a room with her laughter, or her smile like Katie. She was loved by everyone who came in contact with her. And one glance would tell you what a wonderful mother she was to the lights of her life. My heart is breaking.
Leonard and Liz Sparks
The Kyle Dellinger Family
The Brandi Wallace Family

Oliver and Judy Mahl - Jul 7, 2011

To the Wares and Dials families…there is no greater loss than losing a child…our thoughts and prayers go out to you in this tragic loss and we extend our deepest sympathy….
From Oliver and Judy Mahl

Courtney Kennard Carnahan - Jul 7, 2011

I am very truly sorry for your loss of such a special young woman. May her smile and her spirit be carried along through her beautiful girls. You are all in my prayers.

Bruce & Kathy Harter - Jul 7, 2011

Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to the Ware and Dials families. I have fond memories of Katie as a student at St. Francis. She was so very kind and compassionate towards others at such an early age. Keep all of your wonderful memories close to your heart.

Casey Elliott and Gina Liadis - Jul 7, 2011

Words cannot describe how saddened we are of your loss. Katie was not only our neighbor but a great friend as well. We know this is a very difficult time for your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Julie (Payne) Osborn - Jul 6, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family with hearing this tragic news!

Mandy (Steinke) Carper - Jul 6, 2011

So much I could say…but I will keep it to this: Katie always, always made me smile. I will miss her dearly, but the memories I have of her will still make me smile. To her wonderful family, I’m so deeply sorry for your tragic loss.

Gaye Steinke - Jul 6, 2011

I was so saddened to hear of Katie’s passing. 20 yrs ago she was like a member of our family. Like all children, she grew up and moved away. I was always delighted to occasionally run into her and ‘catch up”. We are praying for the Dials and Ware families as well as Jason and the girls. God Bless each of you during this time of mourning.

Diana McFarland - Jul 6, 2011

Such a wonderful and vibrant life lost. We will always remember her smile and laughter. Keeping both families,Ware and Dials, Jason and girls in our thoughts and prayers.

Larry & Marsha Predieri - Jul 6, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We are saddened by your loss and we extend our deepest sympathy.

Andy and Cindy Thornton - Jul 6, 2011

Keeping all you of you in our thoughts and prayers. May the Ware and Dials families find comfort in family and friends that love them. What a tragedy for all of us but what a joyful day in heaven, what a beautiful angel Katie must be. I will always cherish the times when I would babysit for her when she was little and then she grew up to be such a loving and wonderful mother. Everytime I would see her she always had a warm happy smile and a kind and caring heart. She will be deeply missed by many. Much love, Andy and Cindy Thornton

Marilyn and Greg Sands - Jul 6, 2011

I am so saddened by your loss. Katie was a beautiful, special young lady whose smile could light up a room. Please know that we are keeping you all close in our hearts and prayers. May God grant you comfort and support at this most difficult time.

Troy @Sharon Predieri - Jul 6, 2011

Jolynn and family,you all are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.May you find comfort in each other and let your faith guide you through this difficult time.
troy predieri-sebastian flordia

Heraclio & Julie (Rodriguez) Ruiz - Jul 6, 2011

Jason ~ So very sorry to hear of Katie’s passing. Although we live far away, you all are still remembered quite often & very fondly! Much love to you & your children. Know that you & your family will be in our thoughts & prayers.

Michaella O'Brien - Jul 6, 2011

So very sorry for your loss…you are all in our thoughts and prayers!

Don and Donna Myers - Jul 6, 2011

May you find comfort in the loving Lord with this tragic loss. We extend our sympathy to the Ware and Dials Family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Donna Rodriguez - Jul 6, 2011

Dear Jason, My heart is in sorrow for your lose. Although it has so many years since we have spoken, you are part of the people in Willard that I carry in my heart. I will keep you and your children in my prayers.
Sincerely, Donna Rodriguez(Miss Spada)

Mary and Lenny Branham - Jul 6, 2011

To the Ware and Dials families, We are so sorry for your loss. What a terrible time for you and your families. You will be in our thoughts and prayers .

Donna Rodriguez - Jul 6, 2011

Dear Jolynn and Stan,
To lose a child — there is no greater sorrow.
My prayers of each day will be to lift you up.
Sincerely,
Donna

Joan & Bruce Turner - Jul 6, 2011

We were both shocked and greatly saddened with the news of your tragic loss. Katie has a special place in our hearts with her vibrant smile. We will keep all the Dials and Wares in our thoughts and prayers.