Katherine Ann Barrett
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October 21, 1930 - September 5, 2013
Katherine Ann Barrett passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at her home with her family by her side in prayer. She was born and raised in Woodburn, Oregon, the daughter of John and Frances Becker.
Kathy attended St. Benedict's School in Woodburn and then Mt. Angel Academy in Mt. Angel. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Kathy lived a life that Christ had instructed by her love of God and family and her service to the church and community. Kathy spent her retirement in several church and civic activities including the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the Philanthropic Educational Organization.
Kathy adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved trips to the beach, taking long walks on the sand, sitting by the fire and the sound of the rain. Her hobbies included gardening, crocheting, cooking and bowling.
Kathy died of complications from sarcoma and is survived by her husband Bob of 54 years, daughter Denise, sons Bob and Tom, 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, her brother Fr. Bruno of Mt. Angel, son-in-law Carl and daughter's-in-law Julie and Laurie.
Visitation will be 1:00 - 5:00 pm and a rosary will be at 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 12 at Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn, OR. The funeral mass will be Friday, September 13 at 11:00 am at St Luke's Church in Woodburn, OR.
The family asks you to visit the "Online Tributes" on the Cornwell Colonial Chapel website to add thoughts, memories, stories and prayers www.cornwellcolonial.com.
Cornwell Colonial Chapel
390 N 2nd St Woodburn, OR 97071
Published in StatesmanJournal on Sept. 10, 2013