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Katherine Pleasants

Katherine Peggy Pleasants

Sunday, May 8th, 1960 - Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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On Saturday, November 7th, 2020, Katherine Peggy Pleasants of Sun Valley Idaho passed away unexpectedly at age 60.

Katherine was a rare soul. Deeply kind-hearted, she shared her positive energy and warmth with those whose lives she touched. Born in Sherman, Texas on May 8th, 1960. The Pleasants family moved to Anchorage Alaska shortly afterwards. Katherine graduated Dimond High School and moved to Sun Valley to attend college at Idaho State in 1979. In 1991 she married the love of her life Robert Smet of Belgium. Katherine and Bob shared a passion for travel, exploring the world together and living for a time in Knokke-Heist on the Belgian coast. Both were drawn to the natural beauty of Sun Valley, settling there amongst a strong community of friends and neighbors.

An avid biker, hiker, skier and snowshoer, Katherine was happiest on outdoor adventures. She was a well-respected yoga instructor at the YMCA and the Sun Valley Hotel where her teachings helped others heal and connect. A beautiful spirit and devout member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Katherine was an exceptionally compassionate person who volunteered with Healing Hands and practiced Reiki. Katherine led a life of joy and service. She will be missed by all her many friends.

Katherine was preceded in death by her husband Robert Smet, her father Mr. Barron Pleasants and recently her beloved mother Mrs. Lily Pleasants. She is survived by her sister Grace Pleasants of Girdwood, Alaska. PO Box 983, Girdwood, Alaska 99587. A memorial service will be planned for Katherine at a later date.

The Way to Happiness
Keep your heart free from hate,
Your mind from worry
Live simple, accept little, give much.
Fill your life with love
Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others
Do as you would be done.
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Tiffany West-OMara

Posted at 02:44pm
Katherine, You were an Angel on Earth & now are an Angel in Heaven. My mom was felt a kindred bond with you. Thank you for always being there for her
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Evvie Punches

Posted at 05:35am
May Peace Be With You Kathy! Evvie Punches

Janet Ross-Heiner

Posted at 06:33pm
Dearest and beloved Katherine, you have given the utmost. I honor you as always, never to forget out times at Fishhook Lake, Rocky Mountain Ranch, Meadow Creek & most of all Zenergy. Namaste my dear friend...🙏❣️

Carmel OSullivan

Posted at 09:13am
Katherine I met 8 years ago and I just fell in love with her spirit, her kindness and her laugh. I am sooo sad she is no longer an earth angel but I know she is going to be doing her healing work from heaven. I felt so blessed to know her and send great love to the family. She is one of those people you meet along the road of life that you were grateful she was put in your path.

Adios Katherine I miss you dearly! Your friend! Carm

Ann Carey

Posted at 03:50pm
My deepest condolences. She was my friend at DHS ‘78. I will always remember her sense of fun & contagious laughter!

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