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September 16, 2013

Kathryn Louise Wilbur, 88

Sandown, NH — Kathryn Louise Wilbur, 88, of Sandown, N.H., died on Friday, September 13, 2013, at Parkland Medical Center in Derry, N.H., surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Simpson County, Kentucky, and was a daughter of the late Dewey Strickler and Viola (Finn) Strickler. Kathryn loved painting, crocheting, and in her later years, she enjoyed jigsaw puzzles. She was proud of the fact that in her life she was able to visit all 50 states, and especially enjoyed spending time in Alaska.

Kathryn is survived by her loving husband, John M. Wilbur Sr., of Sandown; her son, John M. Wilbur Jr. and his wife, Marie, of Shippensburg, Pa.; one daughter, Dianne Cascadden and her husband, Creg, of Derry, N.H.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Kathryn is also survived by two sisters, Joyce Miller and her husband, Roy, of Eaton, Ga., and Ruby Glenn Kirby of McAllen, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 17, at 11 a.m., at Puritan Lawn Cemetery, 185 Lake Street, Peabody, Mass. Memorial contributions may be made to one's charity of choice. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry, is in charge of arrangements. To send a condolence, or for more information, please visit

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