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Kathleen Joann Clater
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1954
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 2012
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

A celebration of life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon St. A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Kathleen Joann Clater was born July 5, 1954. She was the daughter of Corliss and Joann (Cronk) Gilchrist. She grew up in Des Moines and graduated from East High School in 1972. On November 3, 1973 she was united in marriage to Ronald Dale Clater. The couple was blessed with two children, William and Angela.

Kathleen enjoyed reading, photography, pulling pranks on people, and going on fishing trips with the family. Most of all she loved spending time with Ron, her children, and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Ronald; children, William Cory (Katie) Clater and Angela (Jason) White; grandchildren, Matthew, Gavin, Breanna, Gillian, and Gage; father, Corliss Gilchrist; and sister, Judith Teachout. She was preceded in death by her mother, Joann Gilchrist. She will be dearly missed by anyone she had the pleasure of knowing.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
Published in Des Moines Register on February 14, 2012 
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: M. Williams
Record added: Feb 14, 2012
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Kathleen Joann Clater
Added by: M. Williams
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As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
- M. Williams
 Added: Feb. 14, 2012

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