10-3-21, Ann Kathryn Bryan, 82

Ann Kathryn Bryan, 82, of Ojai, CA, known as Kathy to family and friends passed away on October 3, 2021.

Kathy was born to Bernard and Garnet Keefer in Holland, Michigan, on July 9, 1939.

She moved to Altadena, CA with her 3 older brothers and one younger brother in 1947. The family returned to Holland, MI to continue working at Keefer’s family restaurant.

Two years later, the family moved back to California and settled in Newhall, where their father started another restaurant.

Kathy graduated from John Muir High School in 1957 and married her first husband, Dale, in 1957. They had three boys, Craig, Trent, and Clayton Rogers. They divorced after 13 years.

In 1970, she met the love of her life, Thomas Edward Bryan, and married him on July 4, 1971. They had one child, Kathryn (Katie) Bryan.

The family moved to Ojai in 1978, where Kathy and Tom ran a successful real estate business until Tom passed away in 2006.

Kathy’s heart was broken when she lost Tom, but she continued to enjoy her grandkids, family, and travel until she passed away peacefully at The Artesian of Ojai.

Kathy loved watching old movies, reminiscing about her adventures with Tom, and sipping on Grand Marnier. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Kathy was preceded in death by her mother Garnet, her father Bernard, three brothers, Bernard, Clark, and Warren, her husband Tom Bryan, and her nephew Mark.

She leaves behind her three sons, Craig (Fawnda), Trent (Maliwan) and Clayton (Julia) and her daughter Katie (Glenn),

her grandchildren Colten, Brooks, Matt, Tyler, Crystal, Christina, Bryan, Benny, Charlie, and Emily, her brother Charles (Bonnie), her niece Marie and other nieces and nephews.

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