Katharyn Cannon McPhie-
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Katharyn Cannon McPhie
1936 ~ 2015
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) ended the mortal journey of Katharyn Cannon McPhie on August 10, 2015. Born to Rulon F Cannon & Norma Udy Cannon on February 11th, 1936 in Tremonton, Utah. Beloved wife, mother, sister and special friend to all that knew her. An Alto in the S.D.C. chorus she met and married a tenor, Reuel Jensen McPhie on August 31st, 1961 in the Salt Lake City Temple. Married nearly 54 years. This union produced 4 very special daughters Cheri (Klaus), Karie, Jill (Maynard) and Marlene (Jim). She lived a lifetime of service, always busy with her “projects” for others; Including but not limited to tile work, plastering, painting or working on sprinkling systems.
The family would like to give special thanks to Dr Bromberg and his staff at the U of U ALS clinic and the very caring staff @ Summit Hospice. Especially her invaluable nurse, Becky, who made mom’s lasts weeks more comfortable. Also her aide Hector, whose tender yet strong touch made her daily care easier each day. Both kept an upbeat atmosphere and gave her the ability to maintain her dignity to the end.
Funeral services will be Thursday August 13th at 11 am. A celebration of her life will be held the evening before from 6 to 8pm. Both will be at held at Murray 8th Ward at 160 E 4600 S, Murray, Utah.