Katherine Westfall was born Aug. 6, 1931, in Perkins, to John Albert and Velma Louise (Williams) Riley. She died Friday in Tulsa at the age of 82 years. Katherine was married Nov. 11, 1948, in Perkins, and moved to Owasso in 1953 where she made her home since that time. She spent most of her working life as a dietitian with St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. She and Ben were charter members of Central Baptist Church in Owasso. He preceded her in death in Dec. 2010. She enjoyed a variety of pastimes including gardening, cooking, sewing, crocheting and especially quilting.
Loving family members include:
Daughter, Sandra Heard, and her husband, Larry, of Broken Arrow; three sons, Stephen Westfall and his wife, Gigi, of Foyil, Samuel Westfall and his wife, Anita, of Chelsea, Stanley Westfall and his wife, Linda, of Sperry; six grandchildren, Brian Heard and his wife, Lori, of Broken Arrow, Becky Holcomb and her husband, Steve, of Broken Arrow, Alex Westfall and his wife, Lori, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Brandon Westfall, of Claremore, Riley Westfall, of Chelsea, Jenna Scott and her husband, Chuck, of Claremore; 12 great- grandchildren; sister, Karoline Dunn, of Owasso, and Arlis Riley, of Perkins.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Central Baptist Church of Owasso with pastor Kevin Laufer officiating. Serving as casket bearers will be Alex Westfall, Riley Westfall, Steve Holcomb, Brian Heard, Brandon Westfall and Chuck Scott. Committal services and interment will follow at Lone Elm Cemetery in Claremore.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Central Baptist Church Building Fund, 9001 North 145th East Avenue, Owasso, OK 74055. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso. www.moweryfs.com