Kirsten Ann (Parish) Keusal, 43, of Orient, formerly of Norwalk, passed peacefully into the arms of God early Friday morning, April 21, 2017, at her home, surrounded by family and friends.
Born in Sandusky in 1973, Kirsten is preceded in death by one precious soul lost to miscarriage in December 2012, whom she and her husband named Promise.
Kirsten, the daughter of Richard and Mary Ann Parish of Norwalk, is survived by her loving husband, Andrew T. “Andy” Keusal; their nine children, Corinne Elizabeth, 14, Hannah Catherine, 12, Matthew Daniel, 11, Mark Ephraim, 9, Luke Richard, 7, Abigail Hope, 6, Keziah Glory, 5, Geneva Grace, 3, Bethany Joy, 10 months, and step-daughter Amanda Rose, 27; her parents; her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Steven Parish, and their children Elayne, 18, and Andrew, 15, of Blacklick.
Kirsten graduated from Norwalk High School, the Cynthia Kniffin Dance Academy in Norwalk and Otterbein University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance. She worked for the past 17 years as the keeper of her home.
She was a beloved member of Foundation Church, where her husband serves as an elder.
All who knew her were blessed by her joyful countenance and her meek and quiet spirit.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at The Mt. Sterling First Church of the Nazarene, 226 N. Market St., Mt. Sterling, Pastor Mark Robinette officiating, with the interment following in Pleasant Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Mt. Sterling Nazarene Church.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to www.KirstenKeusalMemorialFund.com.
Arrangements were made under the direction of Porter-Tidd Funeral Home, Mt. Sterling. Online condolences to www.tiddfuneralservice.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal