Beloved husband, Douglas Wayne Cather, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011, in Cottonwood, Ariz., surrounded by family and friends.
Douglas was born in Oklahoma, July 23, 1941, He drove for North American Van Lines from Montana to Alaska in the late 1960s and made Alaska his home in the early 1970s. He was a long standing member of the Alaska Teamsters' 959. While in Alaska he enjoyed fishing, boating, running the rivers, motor homing across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. These became his passion when he retired from the teamsters.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Helen; brother, Virgil; niece, Renee; mother-in-law, Theresa Eldridge; and sister-in-law, Patricia Patrick.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Alice; daughter, Jamie, Alice's daughter; daughter Cheyenne Ruiz (Eziquio); sons, Tim and Forge Mileham; sister; Elsie Meshew, Billie Oakley (Barry); brother Delmas Cather (Shirley); brother-in-law, Ronald Eldridge (Dorothy); seven grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and many beloved friends throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
No services are planed at this time. "I'll see you at home."
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