KATHRYN E. WILLIAMS, 56, a longtime Mount Vernon resident passed away on Friday March 21, 2003 at the Life Care Center of Mount Vernon following an extended and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Sedro-Woolley, WA on April 27, 1946, the daughter of Neconer and Wilma Brown Bergstedt. Kathryn was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from SWHS with the class of 1964. On May 25, 1968 she was united in marriage to James Williams in Sedro-Woolley and they have made their home together in Mount Vernon for the past 35 years. Kathryn was a devoted wife and homemaker. She worked as a clerk at the Lincoln Grocery Store in Mount Vernon where she had worked for the past 18 years. She enjoyed gardening, making candles and boating and fishing in the San Juan Islands.
She is survived by her husband, James, at the family home in Mount Vernon.
Her mother, Wilma Bergstedt of Sedro-Woolley. Her sister and brother-in-law, Jeanne & Gary Mitchell of East Wenatchee, WA. 1 nephew, Brian Mitchell. 4 nieces, Rachel Mitchell, Stephanie Stewart and Debbie & Tracy Williams. A brother-in-law and his wife, Andy & Cathryn Williams and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, a brother, Carl in 1963 and by her father, Neconer in 1987.
Private family inurnment will be at the Sedro-Woolley Union Cemetery. A Life Celebration will be held Saturday, April 5, 2003 at 2:00 PM at the Sedro-Woolley Community Center at 703 Pacific St. Cremation and arrangements under direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley. Share your thoughts and memories of Kathryn and sign the online guest register at www.lemleychapel.com