McGuire, Katherine Mimica, 92, formerly of Douglas, died at her home in Phoenix, AZ on Friday, December, 14, 2012 after a courageous fight against heart disease.
In the summer she enjoyed visiting and travelling with her sister Marianne Wall of Virginia, and spending time with her daughter Marianne in New Mexico.
Katherine is survived by her daughters Marianne Davis Bray (Harold), Carol Casper Greenwalt (Don), and Carleton F. Casper II; grandchildren, Rick and Jerry Necoechea; Edward M. Messman and Annette Taylor; Don, Dan and Deb Greenwalt and Jason Bray; great-grandchildren Eric, Ashley and Tyler Necoechea; and Denie, Michael, Megan and David Greenwalt; and Noah, Alex and Avery Messman; Aaron, Jason and Dillon Taylor; and five great-great grandchildren. Also, one niece, Fredericka Wall and one nephew, John Jackson.
She was preceded in death by her sisters Lillian Mimica Quesada, Alice Mimica, Marianne Mimica Wall, and Bessie Mimica Jackson.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Phoenix, AZ on January 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Hillside Baptist Church. A Catholic Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Douglas on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. Her final resting place will be at Calvary Cemetery in the Mimica Family plot.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Katherine M. McGuire to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014-5656.