Long time Platte Valley resident Kathryn(Kate) Moon, 81, passed away in Houston Hospice October 16, 2014. She was born Dec 13, 1932 to Lee and Mary (Faulconer) Depoy of Bethel Township, Fandon, ILL. She married Jack Moon June 19, 1950. After Jack's time in the Air Force, they moved to Loveland, Co. then to the One Bar Eleven Ranch south east of Saratoga in 1958.Kate was loved and respected by all who knew her. She was a ranch wife, homemaker and retired in 2001 as Administrative Assistant at the Colorado State University Beef Improvement Center. Kate was a member of the Encampment Presbyterian Church, an active elder and past Deacon, Order of the Eastern Star, State and local Cattlewomen, Grand Encampment Museum and past member of the Wyoming Board of Agriculture. Kate is survived by her three children, her son Mike (Kathy) of Saratoga, her daughters Cheryl Moon of Prescott, AZ and Peggy Moon of Las Vegas, NV. Grand children Tonja Moon of Cheyenne, Brent (Mandy) Moon of Saratoga, Katie (Dennis) Crawford, Regan Palmer, Shannon Tharp and Tasha (Derek) Scott. Her sister, Martha Jo (Badia) Rahman of Houston TX. and companion, Bill Mansperger of Coatsburg, ILL. Numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews all of whom she dearly loved. She is preceded in death by her husband Jack, her father and mother, brother George Depoy, sister Anna Lou Westerhold, grandson Allen Moon and granddaughter Brandy Kay Moon Smith. A private family burial will be at a later date at the Mountain View Cemetery east of Riverside. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Grand Encampment Museum, PO Box 43, Encampment, WY 82325 or the Encampment Presbyterian Church, PO Box 745, Encampment, WY 82325.
Saturday, November 1, 2014 1:00pm
Encampment High School
514 Rankin Ave.