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Obituary: MCNALLY, CATHERINE

Catherine Louise "Ouise" McNallyMay 4, 1920 ~ December 14, 2013Catherine Louise "Ouise" McNally passed away on December 14, 2013. She is now reunited with her little sister. Louise was born on May 4, 1920 in Deeth, Nevada to Patrick Francis and Hazel McDermott McNally.She lived in a box car house when very young as her family traveled so her father could inspect the safety of the tracks of the Southern Pacific Railroad.When it was time to start school, the family settled in Elko, Nevada. She attended grade school there.The family transferred to Ogden with the railroad and she attended St. Joseph's School and graduated from Sacred Heart Academy. Louise's first and longest job was with Kresses. She began in the office rising to eventually become the manager. She really ran the store all along and was greatly admired and respected. When the store closed, she went to work for the Ogden City Schools in Accounts Payable eventually retiring from this position. She made many wonderful friends there. Louise loved sewing and baking. She made many beautiful clothes for her family. Her lace cookies are legendary and no one can make them as good as she. She was a great lady with a commanding presence and a beautiful sense of style. Louise never married but loved her nieces and nephews, step-nieces and step-nephews, and step-greatnieces and step-greatnephews, Jil Morby, Marisa Morby; John, Angie, and Charlie Morby; Patrick McNally, Kathleen McNally; David and Linda Schoss; Jennifer, Bob, Kayla, Dane and Tyler Durrant; Matt, Cheryl, Garrett, Jack, Cooper and Molly Schoss; Heather, Jay, Justin and Jordan Jacobs; Heidi and Tony Gibson; Melany and Wade Hillstead. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister and best friend Marian Schoss, her brother Jack, and her niece Patti. A Funeral Mass for both Louise and her sister Marian will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 E 5550 S, Ogden with Father Charles Cummins officiating. Friends may visit with family on Wednesday from 6 to 8 pm with Rosary at 7 p.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd.Interment, Lindquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd.We would like to thank Hospice for Utah-Tricia, Aubrey, Stephanie, Andrea and Dr. Holland who helped her through her final days; Mountain Ridge-Becca, Jamie, Sarah, Tang, Heather, Nikole, Nicole, Keelie, Carli and Andrea for lovingly caring for her; Dr. Clyde Faucett and Nurse Amie for their devoted care over many years. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Catholic Community Services or to the scholarships fund at St. Joseph's Schools. Send condolences to the family at: www.lindquistmortuary.com.