Kathryn Stockdale


Age: 54

matriarch of the popular Christian bluegrass music group The Stockdale Family Band that included her husband Timothy Stockdale and their four sons and has regularly performed at a number of venues across Ohio and nearby states, including appearances at the Stark County Fair and other locations, whose family was featured on the ABC reality TV show Wife Swap in 2008, which takes two families with very different lifestyles and sends each wife to live with the other family when she swapped homes with an Illinois mother whose rules at home were much more lenient than the Stockdale family was accustomed to.

Cause of Death: Shot to death by her son Jacob in a murder-suicide attempt

Born: November 17, 1962

Died: June 15, 2017

Bethlehem Township, Ohio