Catherine ‘Katie’ Kiefer: June 2, 1931 – July 19, 2020

Catherine “Katie” Agnes Kiefer, 89, passed away on July 19, 2020 in Bonney Lake, Wash., surrounded by her loving family.

Katie was born June 2, 1931 in Albuquerque, N.M., to Lavena Higgins and Joseph Kolb.

She graduated from North High in Denver, Colo., in 1949. Katie married U.S. Navy sailor Joseph Kiefer, Jr., in 1954. She was a loving mother to five.

Katie lived in Oak Harbor, Wash., for 48 years, from 1969 to 2017. During her lifetime, she worked as a soda jerk, switchboard operator, housewife, and an Avon lady. She visited all of the 50 states. She attended St. Augustine Catholic Church in Oak Harbor. Katie was active with the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and Right to Life.

Katie is survived by her son, Lawrence (Darlene) Kiefer, of Camano Island, Wash.; daughter, Linda (Ron) Macoubrie, of Bonney Lake, Wash.; son, Joseph (Peggy) Kiefer, of Chugiak, Alaska; daughter, Catherine (Larry) Jacobs, of Commiskey, Ind.; son, James (Oksana) Kiefer, of New York, NY; and many grand-, great-grand- and great-great-grandchildren.

Katie will be laid to rest July 23, 2020 at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Wash. She will be placed with her husband, Joseph Kiefer, Jr. The family intends to hold a memorial service in Oak Harbor at a later date.

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