Clara O. Katen(1919-2011)

Clara O. Katen, 91, of Ellensburg, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Kittitas Valley Health and Rehab Center. Clara was born on December 28, 1919 in Stanwood, WA. She had worked as a bookkeeper for the Snohomish County Dairymen's Association. She married Donald Katen on December 5, 1945. In 1951 they moved to the Badger pocket area to farm and then after retirement in 1978 they moved to Ellensburg. She is lovingly survived by several nephews and nieces, including Darold (Mary Ellen) Wax of Wenatchee, Herb (Ruth) Hansen of Wisconsin, Don Hansen of Ephrata and Shirley (Jens) Tanneberg of Wenatchee. Also a brother–in-law Kenneth Katen of Rapid City, South Dakota, and a sister-in-law Ruth Robbins of Colorado Springs, Co. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. cemetery with private family services. Affordable Funeral Care is entrusted with arrangements.

Funeral Home

Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory
101 East 2nd Avenue Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 925-2902

Published in Daily Record from Apr. 13 to Apr. 21, 2011