Katherine Marie Hoctor, 70, passed away in Goldendale on September 2, 2021. Kathy was born on March 26, 1951, in Yakima, Washington, to W.G. “Jim” Wyatt and Wilma (Scheer) Wyatt as the oldest of four girls.
She married John Hoctor in Yakima on August 18, 1971, and the couple made their home in Goldendale. As a registered nurse, Kathy cared for the people of Goldendale and The Dalles for 44 years before her retirement. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Epson Sigma Alpha Sorority and was a 4-H leader. Kathy enjoyed gardening, reading, and sewing. She loved spending time with her family and her horses, her Boston Terriers, her cat Tonto, and all of her animals.
Kathy will be missed by her husband John of Goldendale; daughters Kate (Shaun) Montgomery of Madras, Oregon, and Jan Clark of Ellensburg, Washington; and grandkids Avory and Azlyn Clark and Evelyn and Emmett Montgomery.
A graveside service will be held at noon on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in Goldendale. To send condolences to the Hoctor family, please visit www.gardnerfh.com.