Kathryn Gene Mudge died July 30, 2016 at the age of 86. She was born Feb. 6, 1930 in Madera to Hallie and Ruth Silkwood.
A 1948 Madera High graduate, she retired after 20 years as an instructional aide with Oakhurst Elementary School. She also worked as a sales clerk in Madera.
Mrs. Mudge enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Everett, and her brother Bob.
She is survived by her daughters Carolyn Bates and husband Bob, and Janet Kendrick and husband Dean; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m., Aug. 5, at Jay Chapel in Madera. A private family interment will take place at Arbor Vitae Cemetery in Madera.
Remembrances can be made in her name to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, Virginia, 22116.