Kathleen Gaustad

Mt. Shasta Memorial

Kathleen Gaustad

Weed - Kathleen (Kathy) Elizabeth Gaustad, 68 years old of Weed, California, passed away at Mercy Medical Center, Mount Shasta on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

Kathy was born in San Francisco, California on April 16, 1953, the third oldest of four children of Ronald and Patricia Smith. She grew up in Oakland, McCloud and Weed, California, graduating from Weed High School in 1971. She attended college in Salt Lake City, UT and Chico, CA and obtained her baccalaureate and a California Teacher Credential. She returned to Weed where she met and married John Cody Hale.

Kathy and Cody had two daughters, Heather (Ricardo) Cervantes and Tristen (Gabriel) Holden and ended the marriage after seven years. Kathy met her husband, John, through friends 30 years ago, they married and had a son, Nicholas.

Kathy loved to work with children, starting at the Siskiyou Child Care Council and then opening her own home daycare 27 years ago. Over those years, Kathy had many children come to her home. She taught them the basics, fed them, played with them and saw them move on to elementary school. She attended dozens of graduations and several weddings. She loved all those children as much as her own.

Kathy was predeceased by her parents and is survived by her husband, John, her children and her grandchildren, Natalia, Samuel and Alejandro Cervantes and Evelyn, Adele and Elijah Holden. She is also survived by her brother, David Smith, sister Sharon (Barry) Greenberg and sister Linda (Richard) Fulkerson.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday October 30th, at 11:00AM at Grace Presbyterian Church in Weed. The service will be for family, close friends and church members due to space limitations.

A memorial celebration will be held on Sunday, October 24, at 3:00PM at the Mount Shasta Brewery, 360 College Avenue, Weed, CA 96094. Beverages and snacks will be provided. All ages welcome. Please come and celebrate Kathy's life.

Posted online on October 18, 2021

Published in Mount Shasta Herald

Kathleen Gaustad

Mt. Shasta Memorial

Kathleen Gaustad

Weed - Kathleen (Kathy) Elizabeth Gaustad, 68 years old of Weed, California, passed away at Mercy Medical Center, Mount Shasta on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

Kathy was born in San Francisco, California on April 16, 1953, the third oldest of four children of Ronald and Patricia Smith. She grew up in Oakland, McCloud and Weed, California, graduating from Weed High School in 1971. She attended college in Salt Lake City, UT and Chico, CA and obtained her baccalaureate and a California Teacher Credential. She returned to Weed where she met and married John Cody Hale.

Kathy and Cody had two daughters, Heather (Ricardo) Cervantes and Tristen (Gabriel) Holden and ended the marriage after seven years. Kathy met her husband, John, through friends 30 years ago, they married and had a son, Nicholas.

Kathy loved to work with children, starting at the Siskiyou Child Care Council and then opening her own home daycare 27 years ago. Over those years, Kathy had many children come to her home. She taught them the basics, fed them, played with them and saw them move on to elementary school. She attended dozens of graduations and several weddings. She loved all those children as much as her own.

Kathy was predeceased by her parents and is survived by her husband, John, her children and her grandchildren, Natalia, Samuel and Alejandro Cervantes and Evelyn, Adele and Elijah Holden. She is also survived by her brother, David Smith, sister Sharon (Barry) Greenberg and sister Linda (Richard) Fulkerson.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday October 30th, at 11:00AM at Grace Presbyterian Church in Weed. The service will be for family, close friends and church members due to space limitations.

A memorial celebration will be held on Sunday, October 24, at 3:00PM at the Mount Shasta Brewery, 360 College Avenue, Weed, CA 96094. Beverages and snacks will be provided. All ages welcome. Please come and celebrate Kathy's life.

Posted online on October 18, 2021

Published in Mount Shasta Herald