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Cathie Kirby Retz

Catherine Kirby Retz, died after a long battle with breast cancer on Aug. 24, 2008. She was 57.

She was born on May 12, 1951 in South Bay, Calif. She spent her childhood in Califor-nia, and en-joyed the beach and all sports including skiing, surfing and volleyball. In the l970s, she was a member of the U.S. Women's Volleyball team.

In l994, she moved to Lake Oswego and began working for the Lake Oswego School District as a day care provider.

She is survived by her daughter, Stacie Duncan from Manhattan Beach, Calif., her sons, Greg and Tim Retz from Lake Oswego, her sister, Patricia Cumpston from Fayetteville, Ark., and her brothers, Ron and Vince Kirby from South Bay, Calif.

A memorial service was held on Aug. 27, 2008 at the home of Michael and Leslie Minergini. Donations in remembrance of Cathie Retz may be sent to Hopewell House Hospice Center, 6171 SW Capital Highway, Portland, Ore. 97201.