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Obituaries

Obituaries

Kathryn Jean Brey 1923 - 2007 Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa - Services for Kathryn Jean Brey, 84, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Oskaloosa United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.Mrs. Brey died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at her son's home in Oskaloosa.She was born Aug. 6, 1923, in Lewistown, Mont., the daughter of Ralph Waldo and Esther Elizabeth Stonge May. She graduated from Oskaloosa High School in 1940.Mrs. Brey was a Wave in the U.S. Navy during World War II and a homemaker. She was a member of Oskaloosa United Methodist Church.She married Alden Robert Brey on June 2, 1949, in Lyndon. He died June 15, 1996.Survivors include two sons, Larry A. Brey, Woodbury, Minn., and Michael "Mike" Brey and wife Marcy, of Oskaloosa; a daughter, Linda K. Cowell and husband Mike, of Oskaloosa; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four sisters-in-law, Jane May, Fairfax, Va., Betty May, Tacoma, Wash., and Thelma Brey and Norma Barnard, both of Oskaloosa; and a brother-in-law, Calvin Brey and wife Ardell, of Leavenworth.Two brothers, John and Ralph May, died earlier.Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Friends of Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.