Kathleen HolesappleApril 26, 2016
A celebration of life service will be held for Kathleen Marie Holesapple, 57, of Reedsport at 1 p.m. Saturday May 7, at the Reedsport Church of God, 2191 Elm St., in Reedsport. Private cremation rites have been held.
Kathleen died April 26, 2016, at her home of natural causes. She was born May 23, 1958, in North Bend to Ben and Helen (Parker) Henderson. She was raised and educated in the Reedsport community and graduated from Reedsport High School in 1976. She attended college at Oregon State University for two years.
Kathy was united in marriage to Donald Holesapple April 14, 1985, in Reedsport. They celebrated 31 years of life together just last month.
Over the years Kathy lived in the Bend area where she worked at the TV Cable Co. She also worked for the Trailways Bus Co. and Westside Video, where she did bookkeeping and management.
Among her many accomplishments she was a gracious member of AA starting back in 1984 and celebrated 32 years of sobriety. Over the years Kathy faced many health challenges including scoliosis. She endured much pain and many surgeries.
Her personal interests included some traveling to see family and friends. She had lots of cats over the years and they kept her busy and entertained at home.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ben.
Survivors include her husband, Donald of Reedsport; mother, Helen of Salem; brother, Dan and his wife, Nancy Henderson; sister, Jeannie and husband, Steve Gould; and three nephews and a niece.
Services entrusted to Dunes Memorial Chapel, 541-271-2822.
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