Cathy Newsom

Cathy Diane Newsom passed away on February 15, 2014 after a long illness. She was born December 3, 1951, to Ronald Dean Reynolds and Charlotte Nikula Reynolds in Detroit, Michigan. Cathy Reynolds married Larry Newsom in April 1971, they later divorced. She was preceded in death by her parents and infant son, Daniel Paul Newsom. Ms. Newsom is survived by her son, Jeff (Nicole) Newsom and granddaughter Ashley of Longmont; a brother, Russ (Anne) Reynolds of Berthoud; a sister, Laurie (Mike) Krueger of Loveland; nephews Aaron and Zach Reynolds; nieces Katie (Jason) Krueger and Holly (Nick) Viejobueno, and great nieces (Kaylee and Arianna) and great nephew (Jayden). Ms. Newsom lived in Michigan, Iowa and Pennsylvania before moving to Colorado. She graduated from Longmont High School in 1969 and attended college in Denver. She was employed by Mountain Bell, the Longmont Clinic and NOAA before a 17-year career with Staodyn, Inc., as corporate services manager. After Staodyn closed she was employed by Boulder's MFG, Inc., as an administrative manager. In 2005 she joined the St. Vrain Valley School District working as a secretary at Indian Peaks Elementary, until health issues forced an early retirement in 2008. Ms. Newsom was a caretaker at heart and dearly loved her son and family and they were the focus of her life. She enjoyed traveling and was especially fond of Upper Michigan, Hawaii and the east coast in the fall. Services will be held on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Grace Place, 250 Mountain Avenue, Berthoud. Contributions can be made to TRU Community Care, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, CO, 80026 ( Share condolences at

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Published in Longmont Times-Call on Feb. 20, 2014