Kathleen Heaton Strand, age 66, passed away at her newly finished home in Cedar City, Utah on September 17, 2016 after a 10-year battle with cancer. She eagerly awaited the time when she would be reunited with her son Andrew Strand who passed away in 2013. She was born to Max C. and Margaret Heaton on March 17, 1950 in San Diego, California.
Kathy attended Rick’s College for a year. She married Stephen Kenneth Strand on March 26, 1971 in Los Angeles, California.
She is survived by her husband; her mother; sons David Strand (Shauna), Scott Strand (Nicole), Timothy Strand (Charise), Paul Strand (Brandi “Slack”), James Strand (Christine), Matthew Strand, Whitney); brothers Steven Heaton, Mark Heaton, and John Heaton; sisters Susan Tyner and Beverly Needham; 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Kathy is preceded in death by her son Andrew Strand, her father Max C. Heaton, her grandparents Terrance and Mona Heaton, and Samuel and Della Campbell.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Canyon View Stake Center (2400 N Main, Cedar City, UT). Viewing will be held prior from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Stake Center under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.