March 10, 1920 ~ December 6, 2018
Catherine "Kay"^Farr Feeny passed away on December 6, 2018, at the age of 98. She was born in Ogden, Utah, to Lawrence and Esther Shurtliff Farr on March 10, 1920.
She attended Ogden Schools and graduated from Ogden High School in the first graduating class of 1938.
She attended Weber State Junior College and Utah State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree. While there she affiliated with Chi Omega.
On July 21, 1947, she married Dr. Thomas M. Feeny after he returned from Army service in the South Pacific area and the Army of Occupation in Japan.
He practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology in Ogden where they made their home together for the next sixty years until the death of Dr. Feeny on July 9, 2007.
They were the parents of five children: Thomas L. Feeny, Craig F. (Shannon) Feeny, Catherine Feeny Labatte, Julie J. Feeny (Larry) Huras, and Scott M (Elaine) Feeny, and ten grandchildren: Jessica M. Labatte (Eric May), Kevin T. Labatte, Brett R. (Erin) Huras, Stephanie C. Huras, Caitlin M. Feeny (Brad Wolfe), Ryan S. Huras, Sarah M. Feeny, Travis S. Feeny, Heather K. Feeny, and Sean T. Feeny; and one great-grandson, Avery C. May.
She was a lifelong active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various organizations in the church. She was a member and served as Captain of Camp Waterfall of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, and had served as President of the Board of Weber South Company, D.U.P.
She served many years as Chairman of Legislative District 10 in Weber County and Vice-President of the Utah State Republican Women for six years.
She enjoyed membership in many women's groups and served as President of Child Culture Club, Coronet Club, Altruist Club, Chareya Club, Aglaia Club, Weber County Heritage Foundation, Weber County Women's Legislative Council, Golden Spike Chapter D.A.R., Weber County Medical Auxiliary, Utah State Medical Auxiliary. She was a Sustaining member of the Junior League of Ogden and a member of the Ogden Golf and Country Club.
She was appointed to the Mayor's committee for the Sesquicentennial of Ogden City, helping to plan the celebration activities for that year (2001-2002). She and her husband attended the Symphony and Ballet and the Weber State University's basketball team.
They traveled to France and Switzerland many times, and she returned to Weber State for two years while in her sixties to study French to be more proficient in the language while visiting there.
She always enjoyed spending time at the family's summer home in South Fork Canyon with family and friends. She considered her children to be the greatest accomplishment in her life and was devoted to them. She and her husband were members of an Ogden group of skiers who traveled yearly for 28 years to ski destinations including Aspen, Colorado, and Austria.
During her life, besides her church and club organization participation, she enjoyed swimming, golfing, skiing, bowling, singing, playing the piano, ballroom dancing, playing bridge, traveling, and just being alive.
She is survived by four children, 10 grandchildren, her great-grandchild, and many dearly loved nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Craig Feeny, her husband, her sister Elaine F. Corbett, her brother Lewis L. Farr, her sisters-in-law, Margaret F. Pell, Jeanne F. Killingsworth, Marilyn H. Farr, and her brothers-in-law, Chelton S. Feeny and Patrick J. Feeny.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Waterfall Canyon Ward, 3254 Polk, Ogden. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. and Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment, Ogden City Cemetery.
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