Kathleen “Kay” Read

Kathleen ‘Kay’ was born in Trail on June 11, 1921 and passed away in Trail on October 16, 2013.

Kay is predeceased by Doug, her husband of 43 years, her granddaughter Zoe, grandson James, daughter in law Marilynne, twin brother Rollie and sister Dorothy.

She is survived by her sister June; children David (Trollee), Dee, Barb (Roger), Rollie (Laurie), Marny and Penny (J.D.) as well as 13 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Kay was an outgoing woman who always involved herself in the communities she lived in, including her associations with the Girl Guides, the Canadian Legion, Robusters and the Daughters of the Nile to name a few. She was known for her generous hospitality, her devotion to family and friends and for her great sense of humour. The sign above her door in Christina Lake reads ‘Everybody is entitled to MY opinion’!

A celebration of Kay’s life will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 1:00pm at the Salmo Legion at 303 4th Street. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence or a ‘Kay story’ by visiting the families’ register at www.myalternatives.ca


As an expression of sympathy your donations to either the Kootenay Robusters c/o Barb Cornelius PO Box 1412, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0 or to The Christina Lake Stewardship Society (Water Quality) PO Box 373, Christina Lake, BC, V0H 1E0 would be greatly appreciated.