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In memory of Katherine Ann Oben (Kathy)

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Coochiemudlo Island

Late of Coochiemudlo Island.

Passed away peacefully on the 30th of September 2020. Aged 69 years.

Loving wife of 50 years to Terry.

Loving mother of Tracey and Scott.

Adored Guppa of Brooke, Jake, Paige and Riley.

Due to covid-19 a small private family gathering has been held.

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34 Responses

  1. A true Taita girl, Kathy was strong, but gentle, very humble, and so Kind and caring.
    She was a wonderful partner to Terry who I have known since I can remember. She will be sadly missed by us all. Bron and My hearts go out to you, Terry and your family and to Judy and Ray❤️????❤️❤️

  2. Just loved Kathy’s big smile and personality. Loved a glass of wine. Gary the kids and I will miss you dearly. Big hugs to Terry and family ❤????

  3. Kathy will be sadly missed .
    Condolences to Ollie and Family.
    Love Dawne and Michael xoxo

  4. Rest In Peace dear Cathy. Our thoughts an prayers are with Terry and your family at this time. A pleasure knowing you beautiful lady????????.

  5. Sending all my love to you Tracey and your family I am so sorry loveJackie Erin Milligan

  6. Tracey sending you all my love ❤️I am so sorry for your loss sweetheart I am thinking of you love Erin Milligan ❤️

  7. Such a strong beautiful lady!! Loved meeting you Kathy!! You inspired me so much!! Rest In Peace! You fought so hard. Love Claire Gissara

  8. Coochie is a little dimmer now, Kathy. Safe journey.
    Terri and her children my heartfelt condolences, may it bring comfort to know how much she was loved and how like you, we will cherish our Kathy moments.

  9. Life won’t be the same without you Kathy. You will be sadly missed by many even us crazy lot in Yarrawonga.

  10. My heart breaks for your very sad loss and what you are going through. She was a beautiful woman. Lots of love and hugs ❤️❤️

  11. Rest in peace kathy Lots of good memories while share driving to work over the years

    Colin Railton

  12. RIP Kathy. You were a rock for many people, especially your children and even their friends including me at a time when things weren’t always going well. A surrogate Mum too when mine was far away. Always great for a chat, a laugh and for advice. A straight shooter, if you needed to hear the truth, there was nobody better. You will be missed by many and remembered by all. Team Hermy sends all our love to Terry, Scott, Tracey and all the young ones. You all have lots of great memories and Kathy lives on in you all. ????????❤️❤️????????????????????????????

  13. My darling sister gone but not forgotten so many many memories to hold close to my heart for as long as I live, you will live on in Scott and Tracey and the grandies. Love you. Condolences and love to Terry, Tracey, Scott and families. XXX

  14. Guppa

    A lovely caring beautiful lady, whom always has a beautiful smile she wore on her beautiful face.
    You will be sadly missed by us all.

    We send our condolences to Terry, Tracey, Scott, Brooke, Jake, Paige and Riley.

    Never to be forgotten. RIP.

    Love Wayne, Leeanne and Shaye. ❤

  15. You fought a hard battle Kathy so now you can rest in peace. Our thoughts are with you and Terry ???? Pauline and John Leary ex Russell Island

  16. Kathy you will be missed by all, you have left a big hole in our hearts and I will have a glass of wine with you for our 70th birthdays next year. Sending all of our love to Terry, Scott and Tracey.

    You will never be forgotten with that big smile
    Love Sheryle and Colin xxx

  17. Such wonderful memories of times we shared together over many years, from Clunes, Ballarat, Brisbane and Coochie. My sincere sympathy to Terry Tracey, Scott and families. May your loving memories comfort you at this time. So dearly missed after such a fight to stay with us all. Wish I was still in Bris to see you all.
    Much love to you all
    Edwina

  18. Still in shock you have gone Kathy, even though it was a battle you could not win. The times we caught up over the years were always full of laughter and you were such a wise, kind and fun lady, who deeply cared about everyone. Over the weekend I re-watched you singing “Delta Dawn” on dad’s 80th video and thought how apt it was – you are probably having a drink and a laugh with Helen Reddy right now. Sending all my love to you Terry, Tracey, Scott and Judy. My thoughts are with you. xxxxxxx

  19. Farewell Kathy. Great memories of Williams family getogethers … and the rockin’ Rods. ???? Our thoughts are with Terry, Tracey and Scott and families. Please be sustained by all the wonderful memories. Go safely.

  20. Honoured to have had the privilege of knowing such a vivacious, fun loving, generous and amazing lady who I know loved her family beyond!
    I know she will be by her family’s side and remain very much a part of their very being, until they can meet again.
    Much love and strength to all the family, love Amanda, Trent, Tyson, Keenan, Harrison, Devlan, Ashton and Ruby Abbott xx
    May you rest gently Kathy x

  21. Farewell Kathy. Great memories of Williams family getogethers….with the two rockin’ Rods.???? Our love and thoughts are with Terry, Tracey and Scott and families. Please be sustained by all the wonderful memories. Keep safe.

  22. Farewell Kathy. Rest in peace. It was a pleasure working with you at Aairpro, there was never a dull moment. See you in the next life. My condolences to your family. Xx

  23. Our sincere condolence Terry and Tracey.
    A lovely lady gone too soon.
    Rest in peace Kathy. No more pain.
    Mary and Barbara

  24. Farewell Kathy ???? I hope you are now at peace after a tough battle. Sending love and strength to Terry, Tracey and Scott & families. Take care of each other at this very sad time. ????

  25. Deepest sympathy to Terry and family Will always remember Kathy as a dedicated, loyal, and hard working valued member of staff who contributed greatly to Macspred. Her fun loving nature and tenacious attitude will long be remembered and respected. Mal and Leanne Ferguson and Bernie Horsfield.
    Mal Ferguson.

  26. Heaven has gained another Angel with a smile that is infectious. You are now at peace and not in pain.
    Thank you for the memories and all the laughs.
    Sending you our love to Terry, Tracey, Scott and Kids.
    Rest In Peace
    Love Bonica and Kids xxx

  27. Farewell Kathy. Wonderful memories of the times Edwina and I shared with you. Thoughts and sympathy with Terry, Tracey, Scott and families. Rest in peace.

  28. RIP Kathy – suffer no more ????
    So glad Ken and I were able to spend the weekend with Kathy and Terry and Ray and Caroline when we were over last year to watch Pinmedown race at Doomben. Such a pity she couldn’t come up trumps for us all – Kathy loved to have a wee flutter on the old gee gees. Good times and good memories. Our deepest sympathy to Terry, Tracey, Scott and families, Judy in NZ and Michael in Melbourne. Love Cousin Bev and Ken ????

  29. Thinking of Terry, Scott, Tracey, Brooke Judy and families at this sad time and sending our love. Have many happy memories of Kathy, our New Zealand trip, parties that we arranged in Ballarat for Macspred and our times in ILUKA. So glad I got to speak with you Kathy and we had a reminisce a laugh and a cry. Will miss you, may you Rest In Peace and I’ll see you again, love always Pat and Darby ????????????❤️❤️❤️

  30. Our deepest & sincerest love & condolences to Terry Tracey Scott & all family members. We were so lucky to have spent so many fun times, laughs, meals ,wine, race days, playing cards & scrabble & even shedding a few tears with our beautiful friend Miss Kathy. We will cherish our memories & she will forever be in our thoughts & hearts. ???? Elly & Dave

  31. Rest in peace darling Kathy, you will always live on in our hearts and in our memories. Your smile lit up my day and you made life better for everyone around you because of your presence. Sincere condolences to your family and closest friends at this tough time <3 fly free <3

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