Katherine Irene Haider was born in Spokane, WA, on January 3, 1948. She was the first child of James and Manda Lee Haider. Kathy passed away on October 29, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Hospital.
Kathy lived most of her life in Billings. She graduated from West High School in 1966. On November 23, 1968, she married Harry. They had two children, Margaret and Steven. Kathy had an artistic flair and enjoyed a number of crafts including quilting and cake decorating. With her daughter, Margaret, she opened and operated Clown Town Day Care.
Kathy is survived by her daughter Margaret (Tom) Weber, her son Steven, her mother Manda Lee Haider, her sisters Janette (Bob)Tarr, Terri Haider, Karyn Haider and Stefanie (Art)Pratt; her brother James (Michelle) Haider Jr., and her faithful canine companion Molly. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Folvag, her father James Haider, Sr., and her sister Connie Michaels.
A vigil will be held at the Cremation and Funeral Gallery on Thursday, November 3rd at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church on Friday, November 4th at 10 am, followed by a luncheon at the church.
Kathy’s family wants to extend a special thank you to the staff at Valley Health Care Center for the loving care they gave her.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations made in Kathy’s name to B.A.R.K. or Help for Homeless Pets.