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Katharine Diann Whetstone, 87, of Bedford, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, at Bedford Colonial Courtyard.

She was born on March 2, 1935, in Bedford, a daughter of the late William and Maxine (Laufer) James. On June 21, 1952, in Bedford, she married Samuel Lee Whetstone Sr., who preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2016.

She is survived by four children: Samuel L. Whetstone Jr. and wife, Cindy, of Mechanicsburg; Daniel R Whetstone and wife, Giovina, of Lewisberry; Katharine Hindermyer and husband, Charles, of Little River, S.C.; and Steven Wheststone and wife, Maureen, of Hummelstown; eight grandchildren: Jason, Rose, Steven, Matthew, Anna Marie, Charles, Timothy and Andrea; nine great-grandchildren: Eliana, Calliegh, Kynliegh, Quinn, Charlee Belle, Chloe, Tessa, Cora and Simon; a sister, Elizabeth Wilson, of Florida; and a brother, William James, of Selinsgrove.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Zembower.

Diann was a homemaker, and enjoyed traveling and camping with her husband in their RV. She was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home in Bedford. Our online guestbook is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com.

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