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“"The Bridge Club" Jean Sproul, Leona Miller, Joann Radinovich, Blanche Lundbom, Carolyn Asher, Kathy Williams, Joy Teague, Kay Trafton. So many...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Michele Dieker

“I knew Kathy from playing bridge. She was always a smiling, friendly person. Her family will surely miss her a great deal. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Judy Davidson

“Simply put: SHE was the BEST!!! You will be missed so much, that beautiful smile and crazy sense of humor that has gotten so many of us through some...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Cummings Benton

“She was a great lady and willbe missed by many. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Bezona Cook

“Kathie will be missed by so many of us. She was a wonderful resource as a patient perspective with regards to several of the St. Charles projects. ...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Janet Brown

“I am so glad I had a chance to get to know her. She was wonderfully direct and charming. My prayers are with her family for their loss. Rest In...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Jeanie White

“I was in shock with the news of Kathy's passing. She had been heavy in my thoughts the week before her passing. somehow I had lost her home number....Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: MikeDotson

“So sorry to hear of your family's loss. Kathy was a special and wonderful person with a great love of life. She will be greatly missed. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Connie Thomson

“Oh my gosh, just read about your mom in the paper today. I'm so sorry to hear about her loss Tami & Gina. Hugs to you! ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Toni Rieger

“Kathy was such an incredible lady! We laughed together, cried together and were great conspirators. Her smile was contagious and she lead me through...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Lois Ahern

“Tami & Gina we are heartbroken to hear off the passing of our dear friend Kathy , she was a wonderful lady & the best neighbor ever. We will miss her...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Carole & Jim Henry

“Tami and Gina. I'm very sorry for your loss. I served my apprenticeship with your mom and dad in the early 70's where they taught me to be a good...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Walt Taylor

“So sorry for your family's loss! Kathy will be greatly missed. She was a neighbor before her last move. It was always nice seeing her and talking...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Elaine Martin

“We are so sorry for your loss! Kathy's smile was contagious and we seldom saw her without it! She was an awesome person and we are better people to...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Willie & Kathie Weaver

“Kathy's Family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. She was such a great friend to my mom, Ardyce Swift. I loved her from the first time I met...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Rene Franzen

“I am so sorry to hear this. Kathy guided me and my family through several losses over the years. I grew to count her as a friend as well as a total...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Just Goodrich

“So lady I will miss that quick whit. I met her in JR high. My Mom worked with her for years and years. I remember going to a couple of funerals...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: April MCCafferty-Alldredge

“Kathy gave me a shot as an apprentice with not much real world experience. She shot straight and was very proficient in her work with families. She...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Travis Sandusky


KATHREN LOIS RITCHEY WILLIAMS of Redmond, OR died May 16, 2017 at the age of 77. She worked alongside her husband, Wally Williams as a licensed funeral director. Together, they purchased the Driskill Memorial Chapel in John Day, OR after the death of Carl Driskill. In 1980, she moved to Bend, OR, where she started working for Paul Reynolds at Niswonger Reynold Funeral Home and in 1986 she moved to Bend, OR to manage Redmond Memorial Chapel. She was a member of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association.