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Stickley, Catherine Ann (Boyle) All Obituaries

Catherine Ann (Boyle) Stickley, 54, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, April 29, 2011. A celebration of Cathy’s life will be held from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Outlook Pavilion at Ellis Park. Papich-Kuba Chapel West is serving the family.

Cathy is survived by four children, Christopher Petersen and wife Amanda, Dawn Stickley, Tiffany Stickley and David Stickley; five grandchildren, Tiara Petersen, Monica Raue, Devin Barnard, Tannon Petersen and Caleb Stickley; another grandchild to be born in October; a brother, Leo and wife Linda, who was a lifelong friend of Cathy’s; and five nieces and nephews.

Cathy is also survived by a lifelong friend and fishing buddy, Shirley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Neville and Betty (Nemec) Boyle; a sister, Cheryl Adamson; brothers, Patrick and James Boyle; and a nephew, James Boyle.

Cathy was born Jan. 7, 1957, in Cedar Rapids, and was a lifelong resident. She owned and operated a taxi cab for Century Cab Company. Cathy was an avid painter and many of her paintings hang in her children’s homes today. She loved being outdoors, especially camping, fishing and visiting the many wonderful parks in Cedar Rapids.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Cathy’s family, c/o Papich-Kuba Janeba Chapel West, 1604 J St. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.