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To Where You Are

" That you are my
Forever love
And you are watching over me from up above "

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On February 12, 2021 we lost our precious Katherine. She passed in Pomona at California Polytecnic University. The Blackburn Family mourns her passing and is thankful for the 78 years of joy and memories she has brought to so many. Kathy is survived by her husband Gerald and sister Margaret of Neenah, Wisconsin. She has three children; Sharon, Stephen and Michael. and seven grandchildren.

A KMB Tribute

A Celebration of Life Memorial was held for Katherine on October 19, 2021. Click below for details.

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Katherine was a caring and sensitive human being who believed in extending a helping hand.The family and I have discussed her wishes for condolences and donation offers. She battled heart disease, Diabetes and Breast Cancer. On behalf of those battles we would request your consideration for donations to these organizations in her honor.

American Heart Association

American Diabetes Association

Susan G Koman Breast Cancer


Make your Donation in Honor or Tribute to Katherine Blackburn


Due to the current Covis Pandemic, services for Katherine are  being planned for family only in March.

Watch here for future details

for a Celebration of Life Memorial in the

late Spring.


Kathy's death was not caused by the Covid 19 virus. She believed strongly in precautions. Please wear your masks, safe distance and get a Vaccine.


Katherine Blackburn Service

St. Gregory the Great

Feb 12, 2021



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Columbia Memorial Space Center

Katherine and her husband Gerald have been champions and benefactors of education and learning since their family days with their children.They were founding members of the Aerospace Legacy Foundation and supporters of Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey, California. In honor of her efforts donations to the center would be appreciated to help continue their work in Science and STEM Education.

Columbia Memorial Space Center
12140 Columbia Way
Downey, Ca. 90242
Aerospace Legacy Foundation
552 E. Carson St. STE.104
Carson, Ca. 90745
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