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Catherine Yvonne Kumm

February 11, 1949 ~ October 20, 2017 (age 68)

Catherine Yvonne Kumm, age 68 of Fairbanks, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

Catherine was born on February 11, 1949 in Santa Rosa, CA and has lived in Alaska for 48 years. Throughout Cathy’s years in Alaska, she lived the Alaskan Life to the fullest. Cathy was an accomplished seamstress for Golden Days, Masonic Events, Eastern Star, Rainbow, weddings and other various formal events. Her adventurous side led her to snowmachining, fishing, and riding on the motorcycle with her husband Gaylen. Cathy loved sharing various foods and baked goods from the family garden that kept her busy and helped give her the strength to conquer cancer.

Cathy is survived by her loving husband, Gaylen Kumm, daughters, Robyn Scoma of Sebastopol, CA and Rusti Joiner of Meridian, ID, son, Richard Kumm of Boise, ID, brother, Chappie Campbell of Santa Rosa, CA, grandchildren, Chyrel Espinal, Faline Hoegerman,  and Amber Scoma all of Sebastopol, CA, Dustin and Trenten Joiner of Meridian, ID and Benson Kumm of Boise, ID, great grandchildren, Eddie and Joselyne Espinal of Sebastopol, CA and Makenzee and Camden Joiner of Meridian, ID.

Cathy was preceded in death by her mother, Danna Loska, father, Charles Campbell, and sisters, Chyrl Albert and Charlynn Frazee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Care Center; 1640 Cowles Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701.

Arrangements were entrusted to Blanchard Family Funeral Home, 611 Noble St. 907-482-3232. Online condolences may be made at    

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