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Date of Birth: June 27, 1935

Date of Death: March 12, 2021

Katherine Hartley, 85, passed away on March 12, 2021. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and later moved to Arizona with her husband and four children. Katherine was involved in all her children's activities, including sports, girl scouts, boy scouts, band, theater, dance, and countless other activities. She worked for the Washington School District for 17 years until she retired in 1997. She was actively involved in her children’s, grandchildren’s, and great-grand children's lives. She was kind, loving, and a great listener. She will be deeply missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her. She is survived by her husband Robert of 64 years and her children Keith, Melissa, and Shawn. Her son Timothy preceded her in death. Her family also includes daughters-in-law Deborah, Sheila, and Crystal and her grandchildren Sharon, Shanae, Ashley, Myles, Ryan, Stephona, Mason, Camarae, Connor, Rylee and great grandchildren Joshua, Jacob, Jeremiah, Colton, and McKinley.

Service Information

There will be a service at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery on April 9th at 10:00am, which will be for the immediate family only, due to COVID restrictions. There will be a Celebration of Life memorial to follow at noon at the home of Keith Hartley. All are welcome.


In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice in her name.