Kathleen Anne Reid | Passages

Kathleen Anne Reid, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, went to be with her Heavenly Father on April 20. She was 67. Kathie passed away from complications following surgery at the UW Medical Center in Seattle.

Kathie was born Sept. 20, 1944 to Dorothy and Wayne Forcum in Everett, Washington.  While being raised from childhood to becoming a young woman, she attended Everett schools.

She met her husband, Bob Reid, April 7, 1963. They were married June 21, 1963. Kathie made her home in East Bremerton (five years), Kingston (29 years) and Poulsbo (more than 14). Her primary activities while raising her children were Camp Fire Girls, Cub Scouts and North Kitsap Little League. She enjoyed gardening, relaxing and reading a good book, maintaining her bird watching catalog, ceramics classes, going shopping, trips to Reno and preparing for and participating in special occasions and holiday celebrations. She established many life-long and cherished friends.   Kathie was preceded in death by her father, Wayne Forcum, mother Dorothy Joyce, step-father Lorne Joyce and her brother Kevin Forcum. She is survived by her husband, daughter Traci (Mike) Brown, sons Bob Reid and Joey Reid, brothers Pat Forcum and Tim Forcum, nieces April Jeffries and Mackenzie Buchholz, nephews John Nickerson and Reilly Buchholz, grandsons Jesse Reid, Eiljah Fhy and Joey Robert Reid, grand-daughters Jaymie Reid, Rachel Brown and Grace Reid, and great-granddaughter Rylee Reid.

Arrangements for Kathie have been entrusted to Cook Family Funeral Home on Bainbridge Island. Her can be found at

Memorial service is planned for May 5 at 1 p.m. at the Charleston Baptist Church, 1302 N. Lafayette Ave, Bremerton, with a reception will follow.

Any donations in her name may be made to the Central Kitsap Food Bank or the Cancer Society.

—Family of Kathleen Reid


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