March 9, 1934 –
August 12, 2012
It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the death of dear Kathryne, a pillar of the Salt Spring community, at the Lady Minto Hospital on August 12, 2012. She will be greatly missed by the community and particularly by partner Stan Peters.
Kathryne was predeceased by brothers William and Samuel Cochrane and sister Mary Bennett and is survived by her soul mate and partner Stan Peters, sisters Anne Johnson (Gimli, Manitoba) and Margaret Coles (Tsawwassen) and many nieces and nephews.
Kathryne was born March 9, 1934 in Vancouver and raised in Langley, returning to Vancouver following the death of her parents. She went to work for the City of Vancouver Planning Department where she worked until retirement.
Kathryne was always a volunteer for the community with involvement with the Ladies Auxiliary of Legion Branch 92, Legion Branch 92, the Burgoyne United Church, maintaining the small white church in the valley, The Ganges United Church, Toastmasters, NDP, Square Dancing, and a Legion Representative on the Croftonbrook Board of Directors. Other interests were music, ballroom dancing, gardening, and attending all family activities. She also loved travelling and visited Ireland, Bali, Indonesia, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Finland, Philippines and Russia.
There will be a Celebration of Kathryne’s life at the Ganges United Church on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 2 PM.