Catherine G. Skeen
Catherine G. Skeen, 84, born July 4, 1928 in Ipswich, South Dakota, died July 23, 2012 in Kent, Washington. Beloved mother, sister, aunt, and friend. Cathie died peacefully in her sleep from the results of pancreatic cancer. She was at peace, an example of strength, endurance, and serene acceptance. She was the ninth of eighteen children and married James E. Skeen, Sr. on June 4, 1948. Catherine is survived by her sons and their spouses: Mike & Molly, Jim & Ken, and Steve & Heidi, as well as five of her siblings. Family and friends gathered for a memorial and mass on August 4, 2012.