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Kathleen Shanley McRae

Kathleen Shanley McRae

Kathleen Shanley McRae, 85, beloved wife of Curtis McRae, died July 5, 2006. She was born in Park City, Utah, April 8, 1921. She was the daughter of Clara Neil Shea, John Joseph Shanley, and Michael S. Crowley.

On August 24, 1941, in Park City, she married Curtis McRae, who remained her true love for 65 years. They moved to Rogue River Valley in 1960.

Her family includes her brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Mary Lou Crowley, of Rancho Viejo, Tex., and her sister and brother-in-law, Marilynn and Hal Hayes, of Dallas, Tex. She was the loving mother and mother-in-law of Sherry and Bud Brittsan, of Eugene, Ore, Mary Jo and Mike Broomfield, of Ashland, Ore., Kathleen and Scott Williams, of Eugene, Ore and Patty McRae, of Corvallis, Ore. She was the adored grandmother of Diane Brittsan Herdandez, John Joseph Brittsan, Mary Brittsan Tebbs, Charlie Broomfield, Susan Broomfield Stone, Nick Shanley, Amy Williams, Luke Williams, Sally Kalal, Kate Kalal, and great- grandchildren Ethan, Elliot, Patrick, Avery, and Sarah.

A memorial Mass will be Friday, July 7, 11:00 a.m., at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Shady Cove , Ore. Donations may be made to Doernbecker Children's Foundation. 1121 S.W. Salmon, Portland, OR, 97205. (503) 294-7101.