Hostetter, Kathie Mensedick

KATHIE MENSEDICK HOSTETTER of Rensselaer, Ind., 63, Supply Pastor serving Roselawn United Methodist Church and spouse to the Rev. John Hostetter, Senior Pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church, died Monday, September 11, 2017. 

Hostetter’s pastoral record in Indiana dates back to 1982 when she began serving as an Elder in the North Indiana Conference, and would go on to serve several churches in that region. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 16, Trinity United Methodist Church, 107 East Angelica Street, Rensselaer. 

She is survived by husband, Rev. John Hostetter; two children, Stephen (Mary) Hostetter, Fort Wayne, Anne (Michael) Valentine, El Lago, Tx.; and two grandchildren. 

Memorial donations may be made to Roselawn UMC, P.O. Box 119, Roselawn, IN 46372 or to Hurricane Relief programs of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be shared with Rev. John Hostetter and Family, C/O Trinity UMC (address above).

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