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Posted by: thepinetree on 11/23/2020 09:24 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 11/23/2020 09:24 PM
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Kathleen Wykle Krantz 1945 - 2020

San Andreas, CA...Kathleen Wykle Krantz, 75, of San Andreas passed away November 20, 2020 in Modesto, CA. Kathleen was born on February 20, 1945 in Manchester, Iowa to Dr. John and Vee Wykle. The family moved to CA when she was 3 months old. In 1948 they settled in San Andreas. In the 4th grade while attending San Andreas Elementary she met Larry Krantz who would later become her beloved husband of 53 years. They were married on September 17, 1966 in the beautiful Morris Chapel. She graduated in 1962 from Calaveras High School. She enjoyed activities such as marching band, CSF, Girls Athletic Association and drama. After high school, Kathleen attended Occidental College in Los Angles and earned her BA. She and Larry moved back to San Andreas in 1975 where they raised 3 children.

Her careers included owning and operating Krantz Photography for 25 years along side her husband, being the San Andreas Community Covenant Church administrative secretary, and most recently a senior substitute teacher for Calaveras Unified School District.

She enjoyed playing the piano and the clarinet. She had a passion for quilting, knitting, sewing, and baking, these talents earned her many blue ribbons, and Best of Divisions at the Calaveras County Fair. She looked forward to her weekly bible study and loved her church family very much.

She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. John Wykle; and her husband, Larry. Kathleen is survived by her mother, Vee Wykle; 2 brothers, Phil and Keith Wykle; 2 sons, Brian and Jason; daughter, Rachel Hines; and 5 grandchildren.

A grave-side service at People's Cemetery in San Andreas, will be held on December 4th at 11:00. A celebration of life will follow at the Metropolitan.

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