Mariners Quilt Guild

Farewell to Kathy Ogden

Kathy Ogden

Kathy Ogden

As Mariners gather to start a new season of quilting this month, a valued friend and quilter will be absent. Kathy Ogden, a founding member of Mariners Quilt Guild, passed away in May, just three days after her 73rd birthday. Kathy, an enthusiastic quilter, belonged to the Wannabees quilting bee and was one of the Bell House quilters.

Karen, first president of this guild, remembers Kathy:

Kathy was a friend, a mother and a quilter. Kathy was all about living. Although her body had been breaking down over the past few years, she didn’t allow that to get in her way. During my hospital visits, we’d talk about her children, David and Kim, but also discuss new quilts and the upcoming quilt retreat. Continue reading