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Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie) Jul 2013

GUEST,Her Grandson Morgan 22 Jul 13 - 10:22 AM
Deckman 22 Jul 13 - 10:28 AM
Bobert 22 Jul 13 - 10:30 AM
GUEST 22 Jul 13 - 10:33 AM
meself 22 Jul 13 - 10:36 AM
GUEST,Rue 22 Jul 13 - 10:39 AM
GUEST,CS 22 Jul 13 - 10:50 AM
Amos 22 Jul 13 - 10:56 AM
Jeri 22 Jul 13 - 11:01 AM
Matthew Edwards 22 Jul 13 - 11:05 AM
ClaireBear 22 Jul 13 - 11:07 AM
ranger1 22 Jul 13 - 11:10 AM
Ebbie 22 Jul 13 - 11:10 AM
Little Hawk 22 Jul 13 - 11:11 AM
GUEST 22 Jul 13 - 11:15 AM
frogprince 22 Jul 13 - 11:16 AM
Megan L 22 Jul 13 - 11:18 AM
GUEST,highlandman at work 22 Jul 13 - 11:26 AM
GUEST,LTS on the sofa 22 Jul 13 - 11:28 AM
GUEST,maryrrf 22 Jul 13 - 11:30 AM
GUEST,Cuilionn 22 Jul 13 - 11:31 AM
artbrooks 22 Jul 13 - 11:31 AM
voyager 22 Jul 13 - 11:37 AM
bfdk 22 Jul 13 - 11:44 AM
SINSULL 22 Jul 13 - 11:48 AM
Roger the Skiffler 22 Jul 13 - 11:51 AM
fat B****rd 22 Jul 13 - 11:54 AM
Micca 22 Jul 13 - 12:00 PM
Alice 22 Jul 13 - 12:04 PM
GUEST 22 Jul 13 - 12:07 PM
Bat Goddess 22 Jul 13 - 12:08 PM
theleveller 22 Jul 13 - 12:08 PM
LilyFestre 22 Jul 13 - 12:08 PM
Ron Davies 22 Jul 13 - 12:12 PM
Bill D 22 Jul 13 - 12:31 PM
bradfordian 22 Jul 13 - 12:42 PM
RolyH 22 Jul 13 - 12:49 PM
GUEST,frug 22 Jul 13 - 12:53 PM
Jean(eanjay) 22 Jul 13 - 12:55 PM
AllisonA(Animaterra) 22 Jul 13 - 01:01 PM
Dave the Gnome 22 Jul 13 - 01:09 PM
open mike 22 Jul 13 - 01:11 PM
McGrath of Harlow 22 Jul 13 - 01:13 PM
Will Fly 22 Jul 13 - 01:13 PM
open mike 22 Jul 13 - 01:21 PM
GUEST 22 Jul 13 - 01:25 PM
Penny S. 22 Jul 13 - 01:28 PM
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Lizzie Cornish 1 22 Jul 13 - 01:32 PM
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Subject: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST,Her Grandson Morgan
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 10:22 AM

hi it is morgan i wanted to tell you that kat has died last night at 4.00 i gist wonted to let you know


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Deckman
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 10:28 AM

OH NO ... tell me it isn't true!


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Bobert
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 10:30 AM

Sniff...

Kat was the cream of the crop here and always willing to help anyone who needed it... I woman of great wisdom, grace and humility...

Luvyakat...

B:~(


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 10:33 AM

Morgan wanted to make sure you all knew since she had shared with him all of her wonderful friends on the Mudcat. He knows how important you all have been to her in life.

I'll check the post for then next couple of days. In case anyone wants to know more.

Thank you for being there for my mom during her many years with you all. I know you support and friendship meant the world to her.

Thank you all,
Kat's daughter - Rue


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: meself
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 10:36 AM

This is very sad. Kat was one of the consistently decent people on here, and a great contributor. We'll miss her.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST,Rue
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 10:39 AM

And I'm sorry to have to let you all know in what might seem such an impersonal way. But I don't know how to contact those of you that were closes to her by phone.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST,CS
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 10:50 AM

This is terribly upsetting news.. So sad. That's really choked me up.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Amos
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 10:56 AM

God, what a shock. I am so sorry.

A


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Jeri
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:01 AM

Thanks for letting us know Morgan and Rue.
She held onto her kindness when others had forgotten to try. We all know how much she loved Morgan, You're both in my thoughts, as is Roger and the rest of her family.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Matthew Edwards
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:05 AM

I'm very sorry to hear this. Kat was one of the moving spirits here on Mudcat, and her touch will be much missed. My sympathies to Roger, Rue and Morgan and all the family.

Matthew


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: ClaireBear
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:07 AM

Please give Morgan a hug for Claire and Martin, who got to meet him -- and Kat -- just once, but became fast friends over lunch.

Sweet, wonderful, memorable, exceptional people, the pair of you -- and I will miss Kat more than I can say.

Claire


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: ranger1
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:10 AM

Oh, no. I had always hoped to meet her in person, as she has been such a good friend to me over the years. Morgan, she loved you very much, and she will always be in your heart, no matter what. Rog and Rue, my condolences to the two of you, as well.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Ebbie
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:10 AM

Oh, no.

Morgan, thank you. She will always be so proud of you.

I'm sitting here in tears for a friend I never met and yet whose heart we all know so well.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Little Hawk
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:11 AM

I just found out about this from a post Amos made in the BS section. Sad news for those of us who knew Kat! One knows perfectly well that it'll happen to all of us at some point, but it's a shock when it happens to a longtime friend. I never met Kat face-to-face, have only known her from Mudcat chat, but will miss her voice here.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:15 AM

So very sorry to hear this; she was as special to us as anyone "here" could be. We had made a bit of "outside" connection as well, and I considered her a friend that I really hoped to meet in person some day.
                Dean in Michigan


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: frogprince
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:16 AM

11:15 was me.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Megan L
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:18 AM

Morgan, Rue , Roj and any other family.

My heart weeps for your pain for you must travel on without her.
My spirit sings for she is now free to ride the breeze and dance through the autumn leaves of the trees she wrote about.

I will miss her and am honoured to have had her company and encouragement on my walk. The book Morgan set a puzzle for sits on my bedside cabinet and when nights are long I often read a page or two to settle into sleep.

Take good care of each other and be kind to yourself.

much love
Meg


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST,highlandman at work
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:26 AM

So sorry to hear this.
Blessings on all her family and close friends.
She certainly leaves a gap here.
-Glenn


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST,LTS on the sofa
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:28 AM

Shocked and saddened to hear the news, the world is a little dimmer.

LTS


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST,maryrrf
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:30 AM

I'm so sorry to hear this. I never met her in person, but she was someone who always tried to hold Mudcat together as a community. RIP Katlaughing.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST,Cuilionn
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:31 AM

May the air and water caress her.
May the earth lovingly embrace her.
May the fire of her loving, creative spirit leap ever higher,
    delighting us with its dance,
    warming us with its light,
    singing to us, carrying the song
    of her dear, great heart.

Blessed Be.

--Cuilionn


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: artbrooks
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:31 AM

Oh. Words fail.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: voyager
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:37 AM

Many blessings to the family of katlaughing. On the Mudcat, she shared many great stories about her family's Western Life and made me feel welcome here in Colorado when we moved back in 2010.

voyager


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: bfdk
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:44 AM

So sorry to hear this. Never met Kat IRL, but we chatted a bit from time to time and she helped me a lot with some genealogy questions regarding the USA. Such a lovely person, condolences to her family and friends.

Bente


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: SINSULL
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:48 AM

Oh Miss Kitty. We never had that last chat.
Rest easy, my friend.
Marigold


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Roger the Skiffler
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:51 AM

Such sad news, and such a shock. We often corresponded about her book & my Greek ramblings. Big hugs to Roger and all the family.

RtS


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: fat B****rd
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 11:54 AM

Just as I was feeling better about my wife's condition I saw this. Kat was always friendly and kind to me. I can only express my best wishes and condolences to her family and all her many, many friends.
Charles Stenger.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Micca
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:00 PM

I am speechless and bereft, I only spoke to her hours before she passed, My thoughts are with you Roger, Morgan and Rue, and Del and my dear friend Katie, I feel priveleged to know you all, I will need time to take this in, matbe more later


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Alice
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:04 PM

Morgan, if you are still reading this thread, I want to tell you how sorry I am that your grandmother has passed. I know she was a soft, safe, wonderful grandmother for you. I remember in the 1990's when she joined mudcat and she was so excited to find this site with all the lyrics and history of folk music. I remember how excited, happy, and in love with you she was when you were born. My thoughts are with you and your family. Take care.

Alice in Montana


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:07 PM

Thank you all very much. Morgan has been reading everyone's post. He was very concern and you were all one of his first thoughts.

Micca, Sinsull & Spaw ...I know she had be long time friends with all of you ... I'm sooo very sorry this was the only way I had to contact you with the news.

She loved the Mudcat and all of you. She wasn't able to go out much and you friends meant the world to her.

I'll be sure to like my Dad know to read the thread.

Thank you all,
Rue


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:08 PM

Shocked and saddened. And, like Micca, speechless and bereft. Hadn't talked with Kat on the phone for awhile, but will miss her so much, both here at Mudcat and in phone conversations.

Holding you, Roger, Morgan and Rue, tightly in our thoughts.

Linn (and Tom)


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: theleveller
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:08 PM

Oh that is such very sad news. She (along with Joe) was always the human and good-natured face of Mudcat, pouring oil on troubled waters. I hope no-one minds if I dedicate this poem to her, which she was once kind enough to say that she enjoyed:

Ghosts are different in the open country,
unconstrained by the memories of walls.
Here they have a lightness that combines
with the beauty of the rising or the setting sun
or in the gentle rain melt to liquid joy.

You will, I know, have felt their presence
the many times you've walked this way.
Perhaps you listened to the sighing wind,
playing antediluvian melodies with the trees,
or at half-imagined footsteps, turned around
to see who, with an almost-silent tread,
had crept behind you as you stood transfixed,
to whisper beautiful, enticing words
that, just indiscernible, you longed to hear again.

I know! For I have heard them, too.
Not torn from wraiths of long-lost chiefs
who, from their barrows' vantage, still survey
the beauty of the land they ruled;
these spirits are not embedded in the earth
but, nonetheless, they have a right of tenure here.

Nor do they cry with grief, or pain of things long past,
but murmur with a deep and pure pleasure
that they are free at last ? whilst we,
whose souls remain ineffably attached to earth,
cannot yet follow where they lead,
into the very essence of this land,
to commune with trees and rooks and with the winds,
and fly, with soaring gulls, to unimagined heights,
or follow on silver-shadowed, moonstruck nights
to where fox and hare have secret shadow-trysts.

In wonder, you and I can only pass along this way,
bound to a world that they have gladly left;
for they are clouds across a blameless sky
and soar, delighted, closer to the sun.

RIP Kat.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: LilyFestre
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:08 PM

:( Oh Kat!!!!!!!!

I have no words...

You will be greatly missed.

My deepest sympathies and love to your family.

:( :( :(



LuvYaLily


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Ron Davies
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:12 PM

What can I say but repeat what's been said?   

What a shock.

And what a wonderful, wise, generous, well- informed, witty, talented, delightful woman she was.

I can't better the description given before:    "she was the cream of the crop here"

And will be terribly, terribly missed.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Bill D
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:31 PM

................I don't know what to say. *tears*

After all of her many problems, I had thought she was overcoming most of them. She will be missed by so many in so many ways. She wrote about her family and shared it with us. I am honored to have known her for all these years.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: bradfordian
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:42 PM

A kindly ear, a good friendly soul.
We still have her voice, she made a contribution to the second series of Mudcat CDs (This Is Us) singing "Tha's not my Colorado"
Condolences to her family. Rest in peace Kat.

bradfordian

And thanke to Liz for posting on fb.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: RolyH
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:49 PM

Deepest sympathy. This place wont be the same.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST,frug
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:53 PM

Stunned .... RIP Kat


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Jean(eanjay)
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 12:55 PM

So sorry to hear this sad news ... Kat stood out, for so many wonderful reasons.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: AllisonA(Animaterra)
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:01 PM

Such sad, sad news. Kat was so good to me when I was grieving. She was an instant friend- we both joined Mudcat around the same time, and I loved her always. I got to spend 20 minutes with her 4 years ago when she and Rog came to meet the train when Hunt and I were travelling West.

Just last night, right around 7 pm Mudcat time, I was thinking of her and the Cat and how little time I had been spending on the Cat lately, and how I probably should get back in touch before too late...

Go well, sweet Kat.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:09 PM

Very sad news. Like many others, I never met Kat but felt touched by her presence. She lives on in her writings, both here and elsewhere, and in all our memories.

DtG


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: open mike
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:11 PM

thank you , Brave Morgan , for thinking of us at this time,
and for posting this sad news. We are lucky to be in this
mudcat family together, and will always remember the
positive spirit and friendly, helpful ways of Kat Laughing.

I have some c.d.'s she sent with cowboy songs from her
father;s time...what a treasure! I will sing "Happy Trails"
for her!


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:13 PM

I never met kat, never spoke to her, and wouldn't have recognised her on the street, but losing her is like losing a family member. The mudcat just won't be the same. Kat was at the centre of this odd community. I'm grateful for her.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Will Fly
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:13 PM

It seems like only yesterday I was helping her out with the cover of her "Wind Words" book - very sad news indeed. I'm also in tears. RIP dearest Kat.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: open mike
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:21 PM

Her last post here was on July 13, and bless her heart, as often was the case she was concerned for others, and sharing her love!
blessed be....


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:25 PM

A great little sister. I miss her.


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Penny S.
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:28 PM

Morgan, thank you so much for thinking of us. And Rue, don't be concerned about using this way of letting us know. You have reached so many who have liked and respected Kat over the years. It's going to be so odd never to see her wise, kind and thoughtful contributions again. I'm thinking of you all.
Penny


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: billybob
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:31 PM

Such sad news, dear Kat we never met but your love and support here on Mudcat was treasured by us all, it will never be the same without you.

sending love to all her family and friends who were lucky enough to meet her and know her love.

Wendy xxxx


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Lizzie Cornish 1
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:32 PM

To all of Kat's family..

How wonderful to have been able to share your lives with such a lovely spirit as she had. She will be very, *very* much around you all for the rest of your lives and already she will be surrounded by many who have loved her earlier in her life, who have already passed on to the next part of their journey.

I feel Kat had a very deep Spiritual connection, not just to each of you and to many in here, but to those with whom she is now surrounded.

I know you will always be so proud of her and her Love for her family shone out in her words...and you can see how much she was loved in Mudcat.

You will never lose her Light or her Love.

Never, ever.

For now though, cry until there are no more tears left...and soon, when the time is right, you will feel the love from her in your hearts, for nothing could ever keep her away from you all.


With Love to Kat and to all of you.....

In The Light Of Love

I will send some Love up to the Stars for her tonight, over here in England.

Much love
Lizzie xx


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Subject: RE: Obit: For Katlaughing (aka: Kat / Latie)
From: Barb'ry
Date: 22 Jul 13 - 01:39 PM

So sorry to hear of Kat's passing. May her family and all her friends have many cherished memories of her.
Barbara


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