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Katherine Ann Ferguson (Gumprecht)September 30, 1930 ~ February 21, 2017 (age 86)
Katherine Ann Gumprecht was the second child born to Helen Louise and Otto Gumprecht of 30 September 1930 in Shelton, NB. Kathy started school in the Shelton area but when she was in the 4th grade, she moved to Yampa, CO when her family moved there in 1940. Shortly after arriving in Yampa, her family moved to a ranch in Toponas, Co. After completing her elementary education, she attended and graduated from Yampa Union High School i 1948. She then attended Colorado A & M College in Fort Collins for 2 years before transferring to Colorado State College of Education in Greeley, CO. Kathy graduated with a BA Degree in Business Education and Home Economics in 1952. She started her "after college" career by teaching school in McCoy, CO fro 2 years leaving school teaching in 1954 for the University of California Cooperative Extension Service as a 4-H Youth Advisor/Home Economist for the next 32 years with 10 years in Butte County, CA and 22 years in Contra Costa County, CA. On August 1956, Kathy married Harold Ray Ferguson.
Friends are invited to attend graveside prayers on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 1:30 PM at The Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Midway Rd., Dixon, CA.