DatesJanuary 21, 1916 - July 1, 2008
Kathryn Doris Cree was born January 21, 1916, in Herrington, KS, to George and Doris (Clough) Stansberry. As a child the family lived in Fort Smith, AR, then Chicago where she attended the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1939 she married Earl C. Cree. She was active in her Seventh Day Adventist Church in Chicago holding various positions. After 32 years with Youngstown Sheet and Tube in Chicago, IL. Earl retired and they moved to Mountain Home, AR, where she was also very active in her SDA Church. In 1999, they moved to Avon CT, to be close to their son, and in 2005 she moved to Mitchell, to be close to her daughter, Linda Bietz.
She is survived by her son, Earl Cree II, and his wife Joanne of Avon, CT, and grandaughter Alexandria; one daughter, Linda Bietz, and her husband Hubert of Mount Vernon, SD and grandaughter Naomi; one sister, Lillian Pool of Alhambra, CA, and her children; one brother, George Stansberry and wife Joan of Chicago, IL, and three Bietz step-grandchildren and their spouses and children. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl in 2004.
To Be Announced
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Seventh Day Adventist Church
720 East First
Mitchell, South Dakota