Tiktok star Katelyn Ballman, who went by the handle @itskatieebee, has passed
away, according to a post shared by one of her family members on Facebook.
The news regarding her sudden passing at the age of 27 has shocked fans as the cause
of her death hasn’t been revealed yet and neither had the Tikoker spoken about any
sort of health issues.
Saundra Mae-Lynn who identifies Katelyn as her niece, wrote: ‘It is with the
utmost sadness that I need to report my niece Katelyn Ballman only 27 years old has
‘She was fun and funny and a loving mother. I didn’t hear from her often but she did
call once in a while. Nothing, as far as I know, is known about the cause of death,’
adding: ‘Bless her and her family…’
The TikToker, who was known as itskatieeebee, had amassed over 75,000 followers
and 1.5million likes on the video sharing site, giving her followers a look at her life
with her husband, Josh Wurtz, and her four children.
Her last video was posted on September 29 with the caption ‘Literally in the school
pick up line’, with an online obituary revealing that to be the same day she died,
It reads: ‘Katelyn Wurtz (nee Ballman), age 27, of Cheviot, Ohio passed away on
Wednesday, September 29, 2021. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 30, 1994
to Peggy Ballman.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy Ballman, grandmother, Hattie
Ballman, and sister, Larhnoda Vohl.
‘Katelyn is survived by her beloved Husband, Josh Wurtz; parents, Fred (Brenda)
Herbers; children, Anabelle Pastrimas-Wurtz, Braxton Wurtz, Owen Ballman, Easton
Ballman,’ as well as several other siblings and family members.
Friend and fellow TikToker Allison Burton, who goes by itsallietaylor, shared a collage
of photos of the two of them together, telling her followers: ‘My beautiful soul sister,
my best friend, my everything is now in heaven.
‘I can’t seem to understand why her? My heart is broken Katelyn.. please watch over
your babies, family, friends and me as I need it more than anything right now. I love
you so f**king much Katelyn.’