Katharina Marakowitsch Cantrell, age 81, of Leitchfield, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. She was born Oct. 4, 1939 in Karlsruhe, Germany, the daughter of Martin and Katharina Balger Marakowitsch. She became a United States citizen on April 20th 1982, one of the proudest days of her life.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Charles Cantrell, and two sons, Roger Cantrell and Jerry Cantrell (Tammy).

She was preceded in death by her parents.

In keeping with Mrs. Cantrell’s wishes, cremation was chosen in lieu of burial. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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