Kay Barrett

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Kay Barrett passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, following an extended illness at 72 in Klamath Falls. She was born Dec. 15, 1941, in Tacoma, Wash., to Don A. and Catherine (Maloney) Morton. Kay was raised in Spokane and Kennewick, Wash., and Anchorage, Alaska. She graduated from Anchorage Union High School and attended Gonzaga University. On Aug. 24, 1963, she married William F. "Bill" Barrett at St. Aloysius Church in Spokane. They had two children, Sean and Sheila. Kay worked for several years in libraries, including Klamath County Public Library. She also was employed in software marketing prior to her retirement. She was an active member of St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church in Klamath Falls and a member of the St. Pius X Conference of St. Vincent DePaul Society. Survivors include her husband, Bill; her son, Sean of Washougal, Wash.; her daughter, Sheila Beard of Klamath Falls; her sister, Monica O'Brien of Milwaukie, Ore.; and six grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society, St. Pius X Conference, 4880 Bristol Ave., Klamath Falls, OR 97603. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 2, in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, with the funeral mass at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in St. Pius followed by a reception at the parish hall. Inurnment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Published in Herald And News on May 1, 2014