Mrs. Katherine (Kathy) Nellree Coates-Kreisel, age 61, of Amsterdam, entered eternal rest on September 12, 2020, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She died peacefully in her sleep at home.
Born February 14, 1959, in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, daughter of the late Willis and Eva Nell Coates. Kathy was a graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School, class of 1977. She was a former employee of Fownes Brothers & Co. Inc. for 13 years. Upon having children, Kathy left her job to become a stay-at-home mother. Kathy returned to work in 2009 at Fage USA Dairy, where she stayed until her first battle with breast cancer.
Kathy spent the majority of her life giving back to her community by volunteering for various charities