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Kathryn Marie DuQuesnay

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Kathryn Marie DuQuesnay Obituary
DuQuesnay, Kathryn Marie
75, of Chandler, Arizona passed away on January 23, 2016. Kathryn was born on July 6, 1940 in Bowman, North Dakota to Randolph and Norma Brown. She grew up in Westhope, North Dakota where her mother taught school and her father worked for the soil conservation service. After graduating from Westhope High School she moved to Placentia, California with her mother and attended Fullerton Junior College. In 1961, Kathryn met Robert H. DuQuesnay of Whittier, California and they were married the same year. Kathryn and Robert had two children, both born in California, Robert Jr. and Dwight. In the early 1970s, the family moved to North Carolina. They returned to the West in 1975 and settled in Phoenix. Kathryn held several jobs, most notably with the Arizona Department of Public Safety for 16 years, ultimately serving as an Administrative Assistant in the Director's Office. Kathryn enjoyed retirement, working in the yard at home and doting on her family, especially her beloved grandchildren. Kathryn is survived by her husband Robert, sons Robert Jr. and Dwight, Sister Nancy Solemsaas, Brother James Brown, Daughters-in-law Karen and Francesca, and extended family and friends. The family held a private service. Those wishing to express their condolences are invited to donate to .

Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 1, 2016
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