Katherine R. Suiter Katherine Ruth Suiter passed away on April 16th, 2014. She was 93 years young. Born on June 27th, 1920 at her family farm in Kansas, Katherine, more commonly known as Kay, spent most of her life in Orange County, California. After marrying her college sweetheart, Jack Suiter, in 1942, the two raised daughter Linda and son James in Oxnard, California. Kay was a teacher for 31 years, but continuously taught others in many aspects of life, especially her granddaughter Ashley. After moving to Washington State in 2002, Kay spent most of her time visiting family, cheering on her USC Trojan football team as a passionate alumna, playing and leading multiple bridge groups weekly, and was a beyond active reader. Kay displayed a youthful demeanor even into her nineties, inspiring her family to live life with a similar attitude. A kind and caring soul, Kay leaves behind her son, daughter, and granddaughter. Her service will be held at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Lakewood on May 10th at 1 PM. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Remembrances may be shared at www.mountainviewtacoma.com.
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Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on May 1, 2014