Catherine Gayle Arnason (Ford), 68, of Peoria, Ore., passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
She was born June 18, 1944 in Huntington Beach, Calif., the daughter of the late Louis and Eula Mae Ford. Also preceded in death by her son, Richard Shane Wenig.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Jack Arnason; two daughters, Cori Hoggatt and Teri Arnason, three sons, Bill Arnason, Steve Arnason, Charles Wenig; eight grandchildren; one great-grand-daughter, Kendra Hoskins; three sisters, Louise Evans, Pat Owen, Sheila Gardner and one brother, John Ford.
Her greatest joy was to be with her family. Times would involve laughter and silliness at each and every gathering. She loved crafting, sewing, cooking and dancing.
As our mother her love and lessons provided strength to grow. As a wife, her love carried a wonderful marrige. As a sister, communication created stronge bonds. As a daughter she created lasting memories for her parents. As a grandma she shared giggles and tons of happy hugs.
She will forever be held in out hearts and thoughts.
The family will receive friends June 16th at her home in Shedd. Sentiments can be mailed to 29699 Peoria Rd., Shedd, OR 97377.