Katherine Reinhard Williams

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May 14, 1911 – Feb. 2, 2013

Kathy passed away at home peacefully at 101 years of age surrounded by family. She was born in Hollywood in 1911. In 1918, the family moved to Montrose into one of the first six or seven houses in the area on Glenada Avenue. Her father, C.J. Reinhard, was an educator and property owner on Honolulu Avenue. Her mother, Katherine “Kate” Reinhard, was a community volunteer.

Kathy went to Horace Mann Elementary, La Crescenta Elementary and Glendale High schools and graduated from Pomona College. She received her teaching credential from UC Berkley where she met her husband, Robert Williams.

Kathy taught and was a counselor in many different Glendale elementary schools.

She leaves a son, Bruce Williams; daughter Wendy Smith; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial to celebrate Kathy’s life will be on March 30. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Descanso Gardens at 1418 Descanso Dr. in La Canada-Flintridge, CA 91011 or Questers, 210 South Quince St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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