She was born in Bay Village, Ohio to the late Thomas and Beverly (Coy) Peckham. Most people knew Kathie as a loving wife, partner, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, niece, and a wonderful friend. She enjoyed many hobbies including playing POGO, and decorating her home, and she was an amazing homemaker.
She is survived by her son, James Arnett II (Amy) of Delaware, Oh, daughter, Jennifer Sexton of Greenwich, Oh, her brother, Thomas Peckham (Lynda) of Olena, Oh, stepson, Lance Leto, stepdaughter, Angelina Leto, uncle, Charles Coy of Norwalk, Oh, and aunt, Evelyn Hainline of Norwalk, Oh, by 6 grandchildren, and by her soul mate, Jerry Leto and lifelong friend, Lona Ridgeway.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, James Arnett I, by her mother, Beverly (Coy) Peckham, by her father, Thomas Peckham, by her maternal grandparents, Christian and Gertrude Coy, and numerous aunts and uncles.
Friends may call on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monetary contributions can be made to the family. Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.