Katharina M. Kiesel, 95, of North Ridgeville, peacefully passed away at the Wesleyan Village on October 22, 2015 after a long illness. She was born March 4, 1920 in Title, Yugoslavia. Her family was forced to relocate during WWII and settled in Karlsruhe, Germany after the war. She immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1957 where she cleaned houses and learned to be a beautician. She immigrated to the U.S.A. in 1967 where she owned and operated her own beauty shop until she retired. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, crocheting and gardening. She is survived several nephews and a niece. She was preceded in death by her brother, Karl Kiesel, and her sister, Ella Hess.