Funeral report for the late Kathleen Emily Oakes The funeral was held on 19th December 2008 for the late Kathleen Emily Oakes née Wilson, who died 10th December aged 87 years. Kathleen was born in Northwich to John & Elizabeth Wilson, the youngest of four children having two older brothers and a sister. She was brought up in Northwich and attended St Wilfrid’s R.C. Church, Northwich. She married Allen Verdin Oakes on 17th March 1945 at St Wilfrid’s R.C. Church, settling at first in Runcorn before moving to Weaverham and then Hartford. Sadly Kathleen was widowed in 1996. She trained to be a cook at Salford Technical College and Westminster Technical College, London and later became a cook for I.C.I. She enjoyed cooking and her garden. She also loved animals and anything connected with the countryside. Kathleen is survived by her daughter Virginia, son-in-law Robert and grandchildren Nicholas & Michelle. The funeral mass was held at St Wilfrid’s R.C. Church followed by interment in Northwich Cemetery. Father Patrick Munroe was the celebrant. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.