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Catherine Rose "Kate" Todd

1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Catherine Rose "Kate" Todd Obituary
Catherine 'Kate' Rose Todd
Longtime Oakland Resident
Kate passed away peacefully on St. Patrick's Day, 3/17/14, surrounded by her family. She was born 8/23/24, the youngest of four, on the family farm in Pembina Co. ND. She moved to Oakland in 1932; graduated from Holy Names High School. Kate married William (Bill) Todd in 1945. They shared 52 years. Together they established 2 bakeries, the first on Gilman St. in Berkeley and later Toddy's Pastry Shoppe in East Oakland.
Mom loved to crochet and sew. She was also an avid Oakland A's fan and enjoyed all things Irish. She is survived by 3 daughters: Susanne Todd, Kathy Todd & Ann McCollough, and predeceased by her son, Jim Todd. She leaves 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, extended family, and many friends.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Fri., March 21, 2014 at 11:00am at St. Columba Catholic Church, 6401 San Pablo Ave., Oakland. Committal followed at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward.
Memorial donations may be made to the Next Step Learning Center in Oakland or The Tutwiler Education Center in Mississippi.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Mar. 20, 2014
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