Kathryn Elaine Lougher, born December 9, 1946 in Wanganui, New Zealand, passed away April 14th, 2021, in Seguin, Tx at the age of 74.
She is preceded in death by parents, Cecil Henry Vincent Steere and Hazel Flora Muriel Harper, her beloved husband Richard, and eldest son John.
Survivors include her daughter, Susan Barhight and husband James, their sons James Albert, Russell, Evan, and Nicholas; her son Robert Lougher and wife Marcia, their daughter Hope; John’s daughter Rachel Homchick and husband Eric, their sons Perrin and Fynn; her sister Helen Steere of Gisbourne, New Zealand.
Kathryn had so many accomplishments in her 74 years on this earth. Her, and husband Richard with their 3 small children, relocated from New Zealand to California in 1980 to start a Plumbing business for a new life in America. Her and her family spent a brief time in Washington state, while she drove the local school bus in Federal Way. Later, they settled in Shertz, Texas and started another family business with their adult children. She also chose to work part time driving the local school bus in Shertz.
She achieved her pilots license again at the age of 57 and loved to fly her family and friends in small Cessna’s. She felt freedom when she was soaring high. Kathryn had a love for sci-fi and enjoyed reading a multiple of books. She was a gifted writer and enjoyed writing her own short stories to share with family and friends. Her love for animals was her most enduring quality, as her children would often bring her home strays and she would welcome them with open arms. She had a special love for horses and would try to rescue one every chance she got. Kathryn was a loving wife, a devoted mother and grandmother, who had this infectious smile and laugh, and found humor in all things in life. She was deeply loved and will missed by her family, her friends, and colleagues.
“Mother sit tall in your saddle, where the trail meets the sky. Beloved and not forgotten…. Fly mother fly.”
No service will be held as it was Kathryn’s wishes only her family celebrate her life.