In memory of
Katherine Johanna Kralj McAllister
In memory of
Katherine Johanna Kralj McAllister
Katherine Johanna Kralj McAllister June 16, 1948 - July 25, 2020 Katherine "KJ" McAllister was born June 16, 1948 to Matthew and Frances Kralj. She was the oldest of eight children. She attended David Douglas High School and Oregon State University. In 1973 she married Robert McAllister and together they shared 47 years of marriage. KJ worked as an account marketing manager for Hewlett Packard for 23 years. During that time she won numerous awards for her outstanding work. In 2008 she began her own marketing company, KJM Public Relations. She was well known for helping Fortune 500 companies as well as startups. She was highly respected for her strong work ethic and marketing acumen. KJ had a love of reading and traveling. Italy was a favorite destination. She loved her dogs, horses and Nordstrom. Her fashion sense was apparent to all who knew her. Although she never had children of her own, she helped raise a village. Her siblings could count on her and her nieces and nephews are better for having been loved by her. KJ is survived by her husband, Robert; as well as her siblings: Barb Kralj (Mark Matsler), Larry Kralj (Sue), Mary Hardaker, Mark Kralj (Kathy), Teresa Kralj (Loren Carner), Liz Putman (Spencer), and Carolyn Kralj (Ted Rader); her nieces in spirit, Sondra Morrow, Amber Tomaszewski, and Noelle Eskew; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A private funeral was held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oregon Humane Society or Special Olympics Oregon. Please leave condolences for the family at: www.springerandson.com Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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Springer and Son
4150 S.W. 185th
Aloha, OR 97006
In memory of
Katherine Johanna Kralj McAllister
Katherine Johanna Kralj McAllister June 16, 1948 - July 25, 2020 Katherine "KJ" McAllister was born June 16, 1948 to Matthew and Frances Kralj. She was the oldest of eight children. She attended David Douglas High School and Oregon State University. In 1973 she married Robert McAllister and together they shared 47 years of marriage. KJ worked as an account marketing manager for Hewlett Packard for 23 years. During that time she won numerous awards for her outstanding work. In 2008 she began her own marketing company, KJM Public Relations. She was well known for helping Fortune 500 companies as well as startups. She was highly respected for her strong work ethic and marketing acumen. KJ had a love of reading and traveling. Italy was a favorite destination. She loved her dogs, horses and Nordstrom. Her fashion sense was apparent to all who knew her. Although she never had children of her own, she helped raise a village. Her siblings could count on her and her nieces and nephews are better for having been loved by her. KJ is survived by her husband, Robert; as well as her siblings: Barb Kralj (Mark Matsler), Larry Kralj (Sue), Mary Hardaker, Mark Kralj (Kathy), Teresa Kralj (Loren Carner), Liz Putman (Spencer), and Carolyn Kralj (Ted Rader); her nieces in spirit, Sondra Morrow, Amber Tomaszewski, and Noelle Eskew; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A private funeral was held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oregon Humane Society or Special Olympics Oregon. Please leave condolences for the family at: www.springerandson.com Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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Services Provided By
Springer and Son
4150 S.W. 185th
Aloha, OR 97006
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