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Obituary: Cathy Helen Steketee

Jan. 3, 1949-July 30, 2006
by: contributed photo, Cathy Steketee

Gresham resident Cathy Helen Steketee, 57, died Sunday, July 30, in Gresham.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at Gresham Funeral Chapel, 257 S.E. Roberts Ave., Gresham.

Cathy was born Jan. 3, 1949, in Bay Shore, N.Y. She was raised and educated in Long Island, N.Y., where she graduated from high school in 1968.

Cathy moved to the Portland-metro area with her son in 1976. She was a legal secretary and worked for Cosgrave, Vergeer, and Kester; Perkins Coie; and most recently Bullivant Houser Bailey.

Cathy enjoyed horses, music, especially classic rock, and gardening.

Cathy was preceded in death by her brother, Craig Gariepy, in 1967. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Aimee Steketee of Gresham; brother, Bob Edwards of Gresham; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Gresham Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.