July 21, 2020
1952-2020 ~ With heavy hearts, the family of Cathy Klassen announces her sudden passing on July 21, 2020 at the age of 68.
Cathy was predeceased by her loving husband Larry, father Herman, brother George, grandson Linden, father-in-law Peter, mother-in-law Helen, and brother-in-law Donald.
She is survived by daughters LaFawn (Rick) and Tammy (John) and son Byron (Joni) and grandchildren Derek, Aryn, Brooklynn, Matthew and Alexzander. Cathy is also survived by her mother, Anne and her siblings Abe (Eva), Betsy (Gordon), Jake, and Aneta (Bruce) as well as Larry’s siblings Faye, Dorothy (Jake), Ron, Ken, Norman (Mary) and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cathy spent most of her life in Burns Lake with Larry, raising their family and working at many places around town, where she formed many friendships. Anyone who knew Cathy knew she was passionate about her family and always had a story to tell about her kids or grandkids. She also loved baseball, playing slo-pitch for many years and then turning her love of the game to following the Blue Jays any chance she got. She even got a chance to watch a couple Blue Jays games on a trip to Phoenix in 2016.
Cathy was caring and compassionate and many people in the community benefited from her kindness and generosity. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon in Cathy’s name.
A private service has been held for her family.
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