Katherine Elizabeth Farrar

June 15, 1926April 3, 2021

Katherine Elizabeth Farrar, born Katherine Elizabeth Webber, was born on June 15, 1926 in Champaign, Illinois and died on April 3, 2021 in Orange, California. She is the daughter of Joseph Thompson Webber and Emma Jane McDonald.

In 1944 she married William Edward Schebeck of Kalamazoo, Michigan, where they resided until their divorce in 1954. After moving to California, she married Wesley Franklin Farrar in 1960, where they lived in various places until his death in 1985.

In later years, she lived in San Juan Capistrano, Lake Elsinore and Lynwood before finally settling in Orange, where she remained for 15 years.

Katherine was employed at Calcomp Technology in Anaheim during 1970s. During most of her adult years she was occupied as homemaker, having seven children: William Edward Schebeck II, Kathleen Elaine Pfendler, Ronald James Schebeck, Barbara Ann Valdez, John Allan Schebeck, Marsha Ann Swirsky and Paul Raymond Farrar.

With the exception of Barbara, who passed away early, she is survived by six of her children as well as twelve grandchildren: William, Lisa, Dawn, Jason, Julie, Wendy, Christine, Buffy, Ivo, Aaron, Jennifer, Joseph, in addition to thirteen great-grandchildren.

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