Kathryn Marie Millar
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May 14, 1941 – May 16, 2021
Kathryn (Marie) Millar, 80, went home to the biggest family reunion she will ever attend with her Lord, family, and friends on May 16, 2021.
She was born on May 14, 1941 in Cashmere, Washington. Her father John Walter Price was 42 and her mother Mabel Ione (Richmond) Price was 38.
On May 5, 1960, at 18 years old, she married longtime family friend George E. Schneider in Leavenworth, Washington.
Their first-born son Calvin E. was born on February 14, 1961. Their daughter Lisa K. was next, and they had one more son Kenneth W. all born in Leavenworth, Washington.
Marie and George were divorced, and Marie married Robert E. (Bob) White in Snoqualmie, Washington on October 16, 1968 when she 27 years old.
She worked in the orchards and fruit packing plants around Cashmere and Wenatchee, Washington.
In 1968, Marie and Bob moved their little family to Thompson Falls, Montana. They had a son, Robert E. White Jr. born in Missoula, Montana.
From 1968 to 1973 Marie worked as a waitress in the small cafes in Thompson Falls to support her family.
In 1972 her Father John Walter Price passed away in Wenatchee at the age of 73 years.
Marie and Bob divorce on June 11, 1974. She was 33 years old.
Marie went to work at Pack River sawmill stacking mill ends. When the order was filled, she had the opportunity to stay on at the Planer full time.
In 1975 Marie met Clifford E. (Butch) Millar. He brought a daughter Dana and 2 sons Mika and Shon to the family. They bought some land up Dry Creek and built a house.
Marie and Cliff lived together as common law married up until May 14, 1983 when they were married in the Congregation Church by Reverend Gaylun Olson.
Pack Riverwood to WI Forest Products and Cliff started working there too on the Dry Chain. Marie ran the forklift and the bander wrapping units of lumber. WI Forest Products sold to Crown Pacific Inland Empire. Marie stayed with this company until it closed in 1995.
On April 20, 1991, her mother Mabel Ione Richmond Fairbairn passed away in Everett, Washington at the age of 87 years old.
She worked for a short time as housekeeper at the Rimrock Hotel and Restaurant.
Thompson River Lumber company hired her to run the bander. She stayed at this company until she retired in 2003.
Her siblings passed away - Walter John Price November 26, 2004, William McCamey January 14, 2007, Lillian Fay McCamey December 25, 2007, Harold McCamey September 26, 2012, and Lila Mae November 2, 2016.
On January 23, 2005 Cliff lost his battle with cancer. They had been together 30 years and married for 21.
After Cliff died, she found her love for the Lord and was a faithful servant. She was baptized into the Mountain Gospel Assembly of God.
Her son Calvin E. Schneider passed away on August 13, 2010 in Wenatchee, Washington at the age of 49.
She loved her kids, grandkids, and great grandkids. She loved doing arts and crafts for the Christmas Bazaar, crocheting, wash clothes, and slippers, making beaded lamps, making cookies, jellies, and canned vegetables. She loved just getting in her car and going.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, all her siblings, husband Cliff, son Calvin and ex-husband George.
She is survived by her daughter Lisa K. (Timothy) of Thompson Falls, Montana. Sons Kenneth W. Schneider and Robert E. (Bob) White Jr. (Paula) of Cashmere, Washington. Granddaughter Tala K. Conley of Libby, Montana. Granddaughter Jubilee A.(Brandon) Wilhite of Belgrade, Montana. Great Granddaughter Samantha K. Conley And Great Grandson Nickolas T. Conley of Libby, Montana.
Card can be sent to either Ken Schneider or Bob White
P.O. Box 292 Cashmere, Washington 98815
A special thank you to Dan and Von Briggs as well as Ruth and Paul Aktepy for all the help you gave Mom. You are very appreciated.