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Kathleen Watkins

Memorial services for Kathleen C. Watkins of Grass Valley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Sierra Presbyterian Church, 175 Ridge Road in Nevada City.

Mrs. Watkins died Monday, Feb. 9, in Grass Valley. She was 81.

She was born Oct. 5, 1922, in Everett, Wash., to John and Eileen Oates. She graduated from Hoover High School in San Diego. She married David J. Watkins. She was a homemaker and worked with her husband in his insurance business. She was a member of the Welcome Wagon and enjoyed playing bridge.

She is survived by her daughter, Jan Spreier of Rough and Ready; son, David J. Watkins Jr. of North Pole, Alaska; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband of 61 years, David.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 12399 Grass Valley Highway, Grass Valley 95945.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Neptune Society of Northern California Grass Valley Branch.

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