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Kathleen Anne Ryan Arroyave

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Kathleen Anne  Ryan Arroyave Obituary
Age 60 Of Guatemala City, Guatemala Passed away on July 23, 2012 after a courageous two year battle with ovarian cancer. Preceded in death by father, William T. Ryan, and brother, Terrence. Survived by husband, Danilo Arroyave, and children Alejandra (Fernando Marroquin), Jose (Nicole), Andres (Cassandra Malik), and two granddaughters, Annabelle and June. Kathy will be sadly missed by her mother, Betty Ryan, and siblings, Bill (Judy), Sheila Warness (Ron), Beth, Tim (Becky), Tom (Kim), Pat (Michaela), John (Maria Theresa), Michael, Joe (Dee), and Dan (Colleen), and many loving nieces and nephews. Kathy was a graduate of Our Lady of Peace High School and the U of MN School of Nursing. She met her husband, Danilo, while working for three years as a lay missionary for the Maryknoll Sisters in Guatemala. This May she completed thirty years of service as a medical director for the Peace Corps. Kathy loved spending time with her family and friends, mentoring Peace Corps volunteers, traveling, and enjoying a good cuba libre. Memorials preferred to Maryknoll Lay Missioners, P.O. Box 307, Maryknoll, NY 10545-0307. Memorial mass will be held Saturday, September 1st at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Church, 2001 Dayton Ave., St. Paul, MN with a luncheon to follow.

Published in Pioneer Press on Aug. 5, 2012
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