REED CITY — Katherine E. Leyder, 96, of Reed City, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital.
Mrs. Leyder was born on June 11, 1920, in Middle Branch Township in Osceola County, to William and Crystal (Beebe) Bigford. She married Kenneth C. Leyder on Nov. 8, 1938, in Marion, and he preceded her in death on June 13, 2006. Katherine and Kenneth moved from Hartwick Township to Lincoln Township in 1973. She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Cadillac. Katherine enjoyed her yard, gardening and crocheting.