Katryna Rose (McBride) OWSLEY (1969 - 2020)

  • "Katy was a beautiful woman with a kind and generous heart...."
    - Heather McBride-Stone
  • "Katy always had a smile for her students and the staff at..."
    - Grit Hamilton
  • "Katy Rose was a beautiful woman with a kind and generous..."
    - Heather McBride-Stone
  • "Katy was my daughters 4th and 5th grade teacher at Finch...."
    - Lisa &
  • "Katy was like my little sista when we ran x-country at CHS...."
    - Becky Danielson-Spilker
Service Information
Heritage Funeral & Cremation
508 North Government Way
Spokane, WA
Memorial service
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
2:00 PM
Heritage Funeral & Cremation
508 North Government Way
Spokane, WA 99224
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OWSLEY, Katryna Rose (McBride ) Katy Rose peacefully set off on her last journey February 2, 2020. Katryna Rose McBride was born in Spokane, Washington July 10, 1969 to Vicki and Jim McBride. She joined sister Kelly, brothers Chip and Tim, while brother Dan joined them 16 months later. Katy grew up on the McBride family farm always trying to keep up with her brothers and sister who nicknamed her Katy Rose Peanut Butter Nose. She attended Cheney Schools, Eastern Washington University and Whitworth University. Her teaching career began at Finch Elementary in Spokane and continued in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was also a school counselor at Longfellow Elementary and Whitman Elementary. She married Sean Owsley and together they raised their son Ryan and golden retriever Josie. Katy was always a champion for children, wanting the best for each of her students, nieces and nephews. She loved them all. She is survived by her son Ryan; parents Vicki McBride and Jim and Marlene McBride; brothers Chip (Marcy), Tim (Kerri), Dan (Loan), and sister Kelly Tellez (Mark) and many nieces nephews. She is also survived by her special friend Scott Neills. She is pre-deceased by her grandparents and nephew Nick Tellez. Memorial Service will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, February 13th at 2 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to , Southern Poverty Law Center, or .
Published in Spokesman-Review from Feb. 9 to Feb. 13, 2020
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