Katherine Farley passed away in Healdsburg, CA May 9, 2023, after a long illness. She was 83 years old. Katherine was born and raised in New Orleans, LA and remained a loyal fan of all things Louisiana. Go Saints! Go LSU!
A long-time resident of San Francisco, Katherine was an administrative assistant at the UCSF Physiology Department.
After many years of weekend trips and part-time living in Guerneville, Katherine and her husband John retired full time to Sonoma County 15 years ago. They have lived in Sebastopol for the past 12 years. You could find her scouring her favorite thrift shops every week in search of hidden treasures.
Katherine was preceded in death by her brother Robert Schneider, sister, Gayle Theriot, and brother, Tony Giallanza. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, John Farley, her sister Linda Karcher (Ronnie) of Chalmette, LA, daughter Lisa Baggett (Brad) of Fairhope, AL, grandchildren Joey and Isabel Baggett, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held in Chalmette, LA.
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