June 26, 1933 - June 6, 2018
Beloved Mother and Grandmother. Kathryn also known as Kate passed away on June 6, 2018 surrounded by her family. Kate resided in Woodinville with her daughter Kim and granddaughter Courtney whom she loved very much. She was one of five children born to George and Mary Schnell of Herington, Kansas on June 26, 1933. She married Stan Pickering in 1951. They moved to California then to Kirkland, Washington in 1969. Kate worked over 20 years in retail while raising her family. She is preceded in death by her son Gregory Pickering. She is survived by her daughters Linda Pickering, Sandra Dodson and her husband Steve, Catherine Sims and her husband Mitch, and Kim Pickering. Grandchildren Jonathon and Linsey Dodson, Brian and Cory Sims, Courtney and Alexis Pickering.
She will be greatly missed and will live in our hearts forever. Rest in peace Mom, we love you.