Kathy Feist Martinez, 56, who worked at Albertsons on North 27th Street, died in Billings on Aug. 21, 2013, from complications related to diabetes.
She was born Aug. 12, 1957, in Cutbank, a daughter of Daniel and Patty Feist. She lived in Billings and Great Falls her adult life. In spite of a diagnosis of juvenile diabetes in her senior year of high school that required an extended absence, she was co-salutatorian. In the late ’80s she graduated with honors from the College of Great Falls as a paralegal.
Survivors include her mother, Bernie Feist of Great Falls; sisters, Danette Curry of Hot Springs, Deanna Curtiss of Glendive, Laurie Mathis of Zellwood, Fla., Patty Feist of Pueblo, Colo., and Debbie May of Missoula; a brother, Don Feist of Plains; and a grandson.
The planned a private celebration of her life. Dahl Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Donations may be made to Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter or the Diabetes Association.