Kathryn was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 29, 1943 and passed away peacefully Sunday evening, December 24, 2006 in University Place, Washington surrounded by family and friends.
Kathryn dedicated her life to her family, education, art and helping with special needs, passionately giving many hours tutoring young readers through the Werlin Reading Program, collecting donations of art supplies for the homeless and supporting the Puyallup Rotary Wheelchair Program. Kathryn was also a member in good standing with The Society of Creative Anachronisms (SCA).
Kathryn is survived by Walter, her loving husband of 28 years, two children Judy and Jerry; and five grandchildren Deborah, Kimberly, Christina, Jaida, and Jerry Jr. She is also survived by her brothers Mike and Joseph; and sister, Barbara, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Kathryn will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
A Memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2007 at Tahoma Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1115 S 56th St, Tacoma, Washington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Werlin Reading, 4302 North 13th Street, Tacoma, WA 98406 or www.werlinreading.org.
Arrangements by Edwards Memorial Center 253-566-1008