Obituary: Catherine (Cathy) Marie Warner, 59
July 9, 2020
Catherine (Cathy) Marie Warner, 59, lost her fight and passed away June 6, 2020, in Wrangell, Alaska.
She was born November 28, 1960 in Vernonia, Oregon, the daughter of William G. and Lucille (Smejkal) Titus. She went to Vernonia High School.
She married Dennis Bartlett in 1978 and settled in Wrangell, Alaska and had two kids; Christina and Darryl. In 1992 Cathy and Earl Warner met at City Market and were together until his death in 2000. She and Dan Doak have been together for the last 19 years. Cathy worked at City Market for the last 30+ years. She and her late husband Earl (Red) Warner also owned RC Enterprises in Whale Pass on POW. She loved the outdoors, anything from camping to going out on her 4-wheeler with her dog Tikanni. She always looked forward to the annual hunting trip with her long-time boyfriend Dan and their dog Tikanni. She also enjoyed her holiday camping trips with friends and family up to Middle Ridge cabin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Titus and Lucille (Smejkal) Titus, her late husband Earl (Red) Warner, nephew Jason Titus, nieces Ranie (Byrd) and Stacey Doak, niece Shannon Gillen and her fur baby Daisy Mae.
She is survived by her daughter and son in-law Christina and Jacob Merkel at Ft. Lewis, Washington, son Darryl Bartlett, Wrangell, boyfriend Dan Doak, 5 grandkids Anthony, Logan and Mackenzie of Ft. Lewis, Zander and Hailey Bartlett Wrangell, daughter in-law Lorna Salchenberg Wrangell, siblings Danial and sister in-law Jana Titus, Richard Titus, Linda (Titus) and brother in-law Shawn Naeve of Vernonia, step-mom Deneen Titus, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Those who wish to remember her, please donate in her memory to St. Frances animal shelter because she had a love of animals since she was very young and always gave what she could to St. Frances.
A service of remembrance will be held Sun., July 12 at 2pm in Wrangell at the American Legion with a potluck to follow. Another remembrance will be held in Washington for her friends and family that can't travel at this time on Aug 8.