Kathleen Brady Rehder

Kathleen Rehder

HOOD RIVER —  Kathleen Brady Rehder, 86, of Hood River died Monday, May 2, 2011, at a Hood River care center.    Viewing will be held Friday, May 6 from 2-5 p.m. at Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home in The Dalles. Graveside service will be held Saturday, May 7 at 1 p.m. at the Canyon City Cemetery. 

Mrs. Rehder was born Jan. 26, 1925, in Portland to Phillip Brady and Blanche (Minor) Brady. She attended the University of Oregon, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1948.

She married Vernon (Sonny) Rehder in 1949 in The Dalles. He was a Mobil Oil distributor operating in Eastern Oregon. Their home and business were in Mt. Vernon, and they lived there from their marriage until 1975, when they relocated to The Dalles.

Mrs. Rehder is survived by children Becky Rehder Gibbons of Seattle and Vernon (Chip) Rehder of Hood River, and one granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, her parents and older brother Minor Brady.

The family would prefer donations to be made to the Presbyterian Church of Mt. Vernon, 171 E. Main St., Mt. Vernon, OR 97865.

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