Kathleen Inez Stubbs, our sweet mom, sister, grandma, aunt, cousin, and dear friend passed away December 16, 2016.
Kathleen was born in D u r a n g o , CO October 19, 1948 to Inez Elmina Black and Wayne Walker.
Kathleen was blessed with six c h i l d r e n ; Rena Kathleen, Laurie Brooke, Gayle Inez, i n f a n t d a u g h t e r Kathie Jean, Jared Earl, and James LeRoy.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Wayne Walker, Inez and Deloy Shumway; grandparents Rena and Clyde Black; baby Kathie Jean; husbands, Keith Carroll, Gene Jaeger, LeRoy Stubbs, and partner Rusty Castor; and three brothers, Earl, Bradley, and Eric Shumway.
She is survived by her children Rena, Brooke, Gayle, Jared, James; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; brothers Kerry and Reagan Shumway; sisters Susan Shumway and Rhonda Redington.
Kathleen spent much of her early life in Goodman Point, CO with her grandp a r e n t s and greatgrandparents, many cousins and family. She learned from great-grandma Mina to love fl owers in quilts, dishes, rugs…Kathleen loved anything from the 1940’s and 1950’s because they reminded her of her childhood.
She attended early school in Cortez, CO. Then, when her mom, Inez, married Deloy Shumway, Kathleen and Kerry moved to Blanding, UT and went to school in Park Terrace and then San Juan High School.
Kathleen married Keith Carroll in 1963; they had three daughters. He was killed in a mining accident.
Kathleen married Gene Jaeger; they moved to Bluff, UT. They had one infant daughter, Kathie Jean, who was still born. Kathleen and Gene divorced.
Several years later she met LeRoy Stubbs in Springville, UT. They were married and had two boys, Jared and James. They were divorced.
Kathleen moved around trying to fi nd the place she needed to be, and finally settled in Moab, UT. Kathleen found her life partner Rusty Castor and was happy.
Funeral services for Kathleen were held on Thursday, December 22, 2016 in Moab, UT.