Kathryne Ruth Minge passed away on Monday, August 27, 2012. She was 98, born May 5, 1914 in Denver, CO to Michael and Mary (Hullo) Galagan.
Her family moved to Whatcom County when she was a young girl. She was taken with the beauty in Washington States sunsets.
She attended schools in Nooksack Sumas area, graduating form Nooksack Sumas Union High School in 1934. Upon graduation she moved to Bellingham and worked for Buchinoffs, where she met Maynard Harold Minge, the love of her life. They were married on November 21, 1937, and Maynard preceded her in death in 1992.
She is survived by her children, Sharon Minge, Michael John Minge (LaShelle); grand-daughters, Jennifer Eshuis, Stephanie Coon (Ben); 5 great-grandchildren; sister Helen Hozduke; sisters-in-law, Ruth Minge and Jan Galagan.
A service of celebration will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 1:00 PM, at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 2530 Cornwall Ave in Bellingham.
Memorials may be made to Whatcom Hospice or St. Johns Lutheran Church.
Please view the online memorial, sign the guest book and share your thoughts and memories of Kathryne.
Farewell Tribute Information
Service of Celebration Wednesday, September 5, 1:00 PM, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2530 Cornwall Avenue in Bellingham