Kathryn Elizabeth Watson

December 26, 1951 ~ January 2, 2022 (age 70)


Kathryn Elizabeth Watson

Spartanburg, SC: Kathryn E. Watson, age 70, passed away at home on January 2, 2022. She was born December 26, 1951 in the state of Wisconsin to Jane K. Janke and the late Rev. Richard K. Janke.  She is survived by her spouse Graeme M. Watson.

Although born in Wisconsin, she grew up in Plattsburgh, New York.   She spent much of her free time with family, her church community, serving the Lord, or in crafting activities.  She also lived abroad in Great Britain and in New Zealand with her surviving spouse.  In the later years of her life, she moved to the Carolina area.  With many siblings and family members also in the Carolinas, family gatherings were a real blessing in her life.  Kathy had a very welcoming spirit and was loved by those who met her, she sought activities that created joy for all involved.  

She is survived by her husband: Graeme M. Watson, her son Karl E. Riley (Geobie), daughters Auburn J. Trommetter (Jason) and Kendra R. Lamoretti (Darren), her mother Jane K. Janke, three sisters, a brother, granddaughter, 3 grandsons, and great-granddaughter.   

A memorial service will be held for Kathy on Sunday, January 9, 2022, 10AM, at Eagles Wings Church, 1021 Glen Springs Road, Pacolet, South Carolina, 29372.  Donations can be made to Eagles Wings Church, her most cherished charity, c/o Neil Walsh 311 Stoddard Dr. SC 29365.  Flowers and condolences are received at 104 Lanette Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29301.

If you are unable to attend in person, a Live streaming of the service is available from Eagles Wings Church Upstate SC Facebook page at 10am.  A video of the service will be available for viewing at Eagles Wings Church the Tuesday following the memorial.

Recently, Kathy provided a short series of discussions on Joy and Gratitude at Eagles Wings Church, lasting 7-13 minutes.  You may view them, at the beginning of each video, when accessing the following links. 

Sunday, August 8, 2021
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Sunday, September 12, 2021

These videos are also accessible at Eagles Wings Church under Sunday Service Videos.  Scroll down for the date of the video you wish to view.

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Memorial Service
January 9, 2022

10:00 AM
Eagles Wings Church
1021 Glenn Springs Rd
Pacolet,, SC 29372

Please note
Live streaming of the service is available from Eagles Wings Church Upstate SC Facebook page at 10am. A video of the service will be available for viewing at Eagles Wings Church the Tuesday following the memorial;
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