Kate Tatum, 71, of Albany, GA, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life will be held on November 20, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the residence of life long friends, Nancy and Rodney Rouse, inquires can be made at (229-343-4769)
Kate was born in Gadsden, Alabama in 1951 and lived most of her youth in Albany. Since 1979 Kate traveled the United States and Canada as an insulator Journey Man. She was a proud union member of insulator local #48.
She was the proud wife of Roger Bertrand of Alberta, Canada, he was her loving husband, helpmate, and partner in life until his death. Kate was known for her colorful language and enjoying a bit of grand marnier
Survivors include a niece Karen Nietubiaz and a nephew Michael Knox, and loving dog Rudy.
Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not dead. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there. I did not die.