Kathleen Mary "Kathy" Gordanier

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May 12, 1959 ~ February 25, 2011

Kathleen Mary (Jordan) Gordanier, 51, of Vancouver, WA, died peacefully at OHSU while awaiting a heart transplant. She grew up in Maywood Park, OR and attended St. Rita Grade School, Parkrose High School, Mt. Hood and Clark Community Colleges.
Kathy married Scott Gordanier in 1988, purchased a house in Parkrose and then moved to Vancouver in 1994.
Kathy volunteered at Pleasant Valley and Prairie schools, was president of Grey Hawk homeowners association, and worked part time for Battle Ground School District. She was involved in many school activities, committees and functions.
Kathy loved gardening, boating, walking her beloved dog Zoie, and spending time with her many friends, neighbors and family.
Her greatest pleasure in life was her children,
Meagan and Patrick.
Kathy also enjoyed crafts, making quilts, playing boards games and cards with her family. She always looked forward to the annual beach and camping trips.
Kathy is survived by husband, Scott; children, Meagan and Patrick; mother, Mary Lou Jordan; sisters, Shannon Lusby (Brad), Monica Tidwell, Molly Linstad (Eric); several nieces, nephews and great- nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Otis; and brother, Patrick.
Kathy's family would be honored to have you join in a Celebration of Life at 11:00 a.m., Thurs., March 3, 2011, St. Rita Catholic Church, 10029 NE Prescott, Portland, OR, 97220.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the .
Please sign Kathy's guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Published in The Columbian on Mar. 2, 2011
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