Catherine Dian Wagenfehr Obituary – The Arizona Republic

Catherine Dian Wagenfehr

Glendale – Beloved wife, mother, grandmother of Glendale, Catherine Dian Wagenfehr (Woods) born February 19, 1944, Phoenix, died December 22, 2021, aged 77 at home after a long battle with the ALS.

She was a dedicated homemaker with great sewing, cooking and baking skills that will be missed. She selflessly put everyone before herself and lived for her family. She worked part-time to help her children complete college, and at 47 she graduated from Glendale Community College with a nursing degree and worked for several years at Thunderbird Samaritan Hospital. She loved her family, her travels and her pets.

She is survived by her husband Robert, her sons Robert Jr. (Raquel) of Goodyear and Tyler (Lee) of Pinetop; grandchildren Sarah Wagenfehr, Sabrina Wagenfehr, Shyanne Wagenfehr, Elijah Wagenfehr, Julia Wagenfehr (Ebrahimi) and Kegan Craig. She is predeceased by her daughter Suzan Greefkens and her granddaughter Kai Lynn Craig.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Arizona Humane Society. Benefits are pending. Condolences can be shared at

Posted on December 28, 2021

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