Obituary: CALDWELL, KATHIE

Published: Thursday, Aug. 21 2014 12:24 a.m. MDT

Kathie Darlene Woolley Caldwell 1951~ 2011

Kathie Darlene Woolley Caldwell returned to the presence of her loving Heavenly Father on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 after a courageous seven year battle with metastatic breast cancer.Kathie was born on October 1, 1951 in Salt Lake City to Grant and Clarice Woolley. She graduated from Ben Lomond High in 1970. She attended LDS Business College obtaining her Associate's in 1972. She married her eternal companion Raymond D. Caldwell in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on April 12, 1978. Raymond and Kathie lived in Sandy before residing in South Weber. They were blessed with six children Jason, Mark, Amy, Jenny, Matthew and Heather. A faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kathie loved her Savior with all her heart and served in many capacities. She was comforted by the blessings of the gospel and the knowledge of eternal families. Kathie had an incredible sense of humor and an ongoing desire to always have fun. She was extremely creative and this was portrayed throughout her life. Some of her greatest traits were patience, compassion, and selflessness. She was an example of courage and she was an incredible mother and grandmother. Some of her favorite roles to play were neighborhood mom, activities coordinator, and party planner. We will miss her innocence, graciousness, and charity. She was a gifted musician and an outstanding piano teacher who combined her talent, education and love for teaching for 42 years in her studio Kathie's Toccata Keys. She was a member of the UMTA, MTNA and the National Federation of Music where she provided countless hours of service in many leadership roles. Her piano business was her passion and she had an amazing love for each of her students. Surviving are her husband, Raymond; her children, Jason (Rachael), Mark (Kim), Amy (Brad) Beecher, Jenny, Matthew (Stephanie); parents, W. Grant and Clarice Woolley; mother-in-law, Verna Caldwell; siblings, Carol (Glenn), Rick (Doris), Dan (Undrea), Renee (Bruce); seven beautiful grandchildren who were her pride and joy Emilie, Chase, Clara, Kaden, Nicholas, Landon and Macie; and many in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her daughter, Heather in 1990; brother, Desmond; father-in-law, Don Caldwell; and both grandparents. We would like to express our love and appreciation to Dr. Saundra Buys and the staff at Huntsman Cancer Hospital for their knowledgeable, tender, and loving care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the "Kathie Caldwell Memorial Fund" at any Wells Fargo. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 11th at the South Weber Utah Stake Center, 7989 South 2250 East. Family and friends may attend her viewing on Sunday, April 10th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. or on Monday from 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the Stake Center. Interment will be in the Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery. For more of her story visit www.kathiecaldwell.blogspot.com