EAST TROY

Kathleen B. Moreno

Feb. 20, 1943 - July 23, 2006

Kathleen (nee Bates) Moreno, 63, passed away suddenly Sunday, July 23, 2006, at her home in East Troy.

She was born Feb. 20, 1943, the daughter of Wilbur and Catherine (nee Yerke) Bates and was raised in Mukwonago.

She was married to Manuel "Tony" Moreno for 38 years before her death. The couple moved to Wisconsin from Melbourne, Fla., upon her retirement. Kathy worked in civil service for Patrick Air Force Base. Her kind and generous spirit was ever present in the care she gave her family and friends, her garden of flowers, her dogs, Muffin, Toby and Sadie, and her cats, Cindy and Mindy.

She is survived by her husband, Manuel "Tony" Moreno, and her sisters, Moneen McKenna, Paula Bates of Mukwonago and Kristie Ross of Jacksonville, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Catherine Bates, and her brother-in-law, Paul McKenna.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Legacy Funeral Services, 2974 Main St., East Troy, with visitation from 5 p.m. until the time of the service.

Legacy Funeral Services of East Troy, 642-5057, is serving the family.