Kathe Caplinger, 71, of Seymour, passed away on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. She was born on August 4, 1946, in Seymour, to the late Glenn and Lucile (Kessler) Keach.
She was a member of First Baptist Church. On April 25, 1964, she married Larry Caplinger, Sr., he survives. She was a librarian at Seymour High School and Seymour Public Library. She later worked in Accounts Payable at Home Federal. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star. She was an avid bridge player, loved reading books and she loved trying any recipe she could find.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Larry Caplinger, Sr.; children, Laura (Eddie) Baker and Larry (Juanita) Caplinger, Jr.; grandchildren, Brady (Lacey) Spicer, Brandtley (Crystal) Spicer, Brennan Spicer, Christopher Caplinger and Joshua Caplinger; and great-grandchildren, Kieran Spicer, Ryleigh Spicer, Easton Spicer, Alexandra Spicer, Brianna Spicer and Alexandra Plaster.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John K. Keach, Sr. and Richard Keach; and sisters, Carolyn Zeller and Rosemary Hutchinson.
A Celebration of Life service will be conducted by Voss & Sons Funeral Service at First Baptist Church on Thursday, December 28 at 1 pm with Rev. Mike Lyon officiating. A private graveside service will be conducted.
Family and friends may call at the church on Thursday from 11 am -1 pm.
Memorials may be written to Jackson County Humane Society or First Baptist Church, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be given on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com