1946 — 2021
Kathy Butler passed peacefully May 12 surrounded by loved ones. After an extended illness, our beautiful, gracious, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend went to be with her Savior. Linda Kathleen made her arrival on November 18, 1946 in Hailey, ID, the youngest of five children born to Everett and Erma (Smith) Simpson. Her father died when she was 18 months old, and the family experienced difficult times keeping afloat. They moved to Wendell, then Bellevue and finally Jerome. She attended St Edward's Catholic School in Twin Falls from first through eighth grade. In her early teens, Kathy and her mother moved to Boise. She graduated from Bishop Kelly High School in 1965. She...