Katherine developed a special friendship with a group young ladies during her youth that has continued to today. These women invented BFF. They would get together to celebrate each other and their birthdays for more than five decades. They lost the first member several years ago, Peggy Miltenberger on the far right.
This was one of the last pictures taken
at Ruby's Diner in Orange Ca. 2019
I would refer to them as the ladies who lunch club: