Katie Anderson Woodward died October 30, 1999 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Katie was born May 23, 1903 in Ephraim, Utah to Joseph Peter and Josephine Monsen Anderson. As a young lady, Katie loved attending dances and taking part in plays and operettas. Katie graduated from Snow College with a teaching certificate. She moved to Salt Lake City and began teaching in the Salt Lake City School District.Katie met and married Alva Woodward, a union that lasted 68 years. She had two stepdaughters, Beulah and Ruth. Shortly after her marriage, she embarked on a 32-year career with the Auerbach Co. Katie became a buyer for the Linen, Bedding, Domestics and Art Needlework departments. Her work took her on frequent buying trips to California and New York. Katie's career afforded her the opportunity to meet a variety of people and enjoy cultural events that New York City offered. Her years at Auerbach's were among her happiest.
After Katie's retirement, she volunteered in her granddaughter's kindergarten classroom for several years. She enjoyed helping children. Katie's hobbies included, needlepoint and traveling. Katie continued to travel widely, she visited Europe, Hawaii, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, and San Francisco. Katie was a great cook and will be remembered for her coleslaw and tapioca pudding. Katie adored her home and loved to work in her flower gardens. Katie was a member of the LDS Church.
Katie was a wonderful grandmother and great-grandmother. Throughout Katie's life, she was a good friend to anyone in need. She will be greatly missed by those that knew and loved her.
Preceded in death by parents, five brothers and two sisters, and a stepdaughter, Beulah W. Fisher. Survived by stepdaughter, Ruth W. Andersen of Salt Lake; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 4, 1999 at 2 p.m., at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 So. Highland Drive. Friends and family may call 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Wasatch Lawn
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