A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, Egan for Katherine "Kathy" Bertrand Simar, 60, who died Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11:40 a.m.in Egan. Kathy graduated from Iota High School, attended nursing school graduating in 1998. Upon graduation she was employed by Abbeville General Hospital and American Legion Hospital in Crowley. Fr. Jude Thierry, Pastor of St. Michael Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Sensat Cemetery. Kathy is survived by her husband of 42 years, Tommy Simar of Egan; one son, Trey Simar and wife Krista of Egan; one brother, A. D. Bertrand and wife Joan of Abbeville; three grandchildren, Colin, Cole and Claire Simar. She was preceded in death by her parents, Asa and Lois Savoy Bertrand; one brother, Roger Bertrand. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.geesey-ferguson.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 509 Duson Avenue, Iota, LA 70543, 337-779-2669.
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