Kathleen Defferding, 41, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2011, after a courageous battle with metastatic melanoma. She was born in Appleton, on August 1, 1970, daughter of Bill and Anne (Weber) Farrey.
Kate married Corey Defferding on December 10, 1994, at Zion Lutheran Church in Appleton, and together they operated Northland Electrical Services in New London. She was charmed by nature's beauty and had a great love for animals, photography, contemporary culture and technology.
Survivors include her parents, Bill and Anne Farrey, Appleton; her husband, Corey Defferding, New London; a son, Will, at home; two sisters, Erin (Steve) DeLain, Red Wing, Minn.; and Shannon (Ryan Anauo) Farrey, Appleton; her father-in-law, Dennis Defferding, Greenville; her mother-in-law, Joette Wheeler, Appleton; as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Kate will be dearly missed by all who knew, loved and worked with her.