Katheryn Yvonne Fernandes
Aug 14, 1946 - Jan 7, 2011
Katheryn Yvonne Fernandes “Kathy” 64 years old of Elk Grove, CA passed away suddenly on Friday, January 7, 2011. Kathy was born August 14, 1946 to Velma and Clifford Smothermon. Kathy married her high-school sweetheart, Ronald Fernandes, December 29, 1962 and they were married a wonderful 48 years.
Kathy worked for the Elk Grove Unified School District as a bus driver for 31 years. She
touched many lives during her career. She treated every child like they were her own.
Kathy and Ron raised their two boys, Jeff and Bobby, in Elk Grove. Kathy dedicated her life to caring for her family.
In Kathy’s retirement years, she enjoyed traveling with her husband. She loved her camping trips with all of her friends and family. She also especially loved spoiling and spending time with her three grandchildren.
Kathy is survived by her husband, two sons, daughter–in-law Lisa and grandchildren Jordan, Joshua and Joey. Brothers Donald and Delos; sister-in-laws Joycelene and Marilyn; Sisters Joyce and Arlene and brother-in-laws Tony and Bruce and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles that meant the world to her.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 13, 4-8pm and the funeral services will be on Friday January
14 at 2:00pm at East Lawn Elk Grove Chapel located at 9189 East Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove CA 95624.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Kathy Fernandes to the
Salvation Army at 2550 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817 you may specify the Sacramento ARC Program because Kathy always felt that everyone deserved a second chance.
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA