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Monday, November 7, 2011

In Memory of Katie Renz

My dear friend Katie died this morning.
Here's a link to her obituary: Moles Family Funeral Home and Crematory

Katie Emerson Renz

April 10, 1971 - November 7, 2011

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Resided in: Bellingham, Washington

Funeral Service

Date: Monday
         November 14, 2011
Time: 10:30 AM
Place: Bayview Chapel - Bellingham 

Katherine Emerson Renz, of BellinghamWApassed away November 7, 2011 surrounded by her family.  Katie was 40, born in Seoul Korea on April 10, 1971.

Katie graduated from Western WashingtonUniversity with degrees in both history and education.  She was a loving mother, good friend, and an avid paper crafter and member of a vast online community that rallied around her during her battle with cancer. Through Katie’s blog katiespaperhaven.blogspot.com she was able to share her experience with an on-line community which transformed into a supportive group of thousands of real tangible individuals; supporting her with their kind words, thousands of cards, donations, and kind gifts.

She is survived by her husband, Kevin;
sons, Hunter, Nathaniel, and William Renz;
parents, William and Karen Emerson;
sibilings, Mira Gobel, Robert Park, Miles Emerson, Eden Emerson;
niece, Emylee Gobel and nephews Bryson Gobel and Daniel Park.

A memorial service for Katie will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday November 14, 2011, at Moles Funeral Home – Bayview Chapel.  Burial will follow at Bayview Cemetery.

Arranged by Moles Family Funeral Homes & Crematory


Linda Borneman said...

My heart is breaking for Katie's family and her closest friends. I am sharing in your sorrow and pray that the Lord will comfort and hold you today. Love you!

Sonia said...

Nancy my prayers for the family and for all Katie's friends.. I know what you feel I lost a friend on August of this year (missing my friend two days before my birthday)
God Blessing!

chrisd said...

I am so sad to learn of Katie's death today. I send you my thoughts and prayers upon losing such a special friend.

Angela K said...

I am so sorry.

NancyJones said...

SO SO sorry my heart just aches for all of you and her family. Was just hoping and praying that there was a miracle.

Cassandra Kinaviaq Rae said...

Oh my gosh. I'm so sorry, Nance. Sending you love.

HandmadebyTLC said...

Nancy, My thoughts are with you. I hope you find the inner strength to cope with this devastating loss. My prayers are with you dearest friend!
Tammy Louise