Surrounded by her family, Kathleen Leslie Spitzengel was reunited with her beloved husband on June 6, 2018.
Kathleen "Kit" was born August 17, 1943 in Portland, Oregon to Robert and Charlotte Weygandt, and was the youngest of three children. Kit, an Oregon native, was raised in Southeast Portland. She attended Gresham High School for 2 years, then transferred to Centennial High School being the first graduating class in 1961. After graduating, she worked for the United States Postal Service where she met the love of her life Richard. After meeting in the summer of 1965, they were married November 6, 1965. Kit and Rich were married for 47 years. Together they raised three sons in Rockwood, Oregon.
In 1987 they moved to Sandy, Ore. where Kit became a life member of The Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary Post 4273. She served many years as the Senior Vice President, Auxiliary President and the Hospitality Chairman for the Department of Oregon. Kit worked as the Kitchen Manager at Firwood Elementary School, where she was known as everyone's favorite "Lunch Lady." She retired after 14 years, but continued to work as a substitute until June 2014.
Kit was an avid golfer, skilled bowler, and an overall thrill seeker. She enjoyed reading, camping, clamming, bingo, and most recently learning to play the guitar. Kit will be remembered as a strong, independent woman who loved her family and the adventures of life.
She is survived by her sons Robert and Ryan and their families. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten. "Love you more."
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Sandy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Sandy VFW Auxillary Post 4273, P.O. Box 1262, Sandy, OR, 97055.