SARANAC LAKE -Katee Morgan Fobare, 79, of 400 Lake St., Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at Adirondack Medical Center.
Born in Ogdensburg on May 9, 1931, she was the daughter of Alfred and Anne (Fearnon) Morgan.
Katee grew up in Massena and later graduated from Crouse-Irving Hospital School of Nursing in Syracuse. She moved to Saranac Lake in the late 1950s and was employed as an RN at the Saranac Lake General Hospital and the Lake Placid hospital for several years.
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She later worked as a banquet manager for Howard Johnson's in Lake Placid. She was very active in the community, volunteering for numerous organizations including the Speed Skating Club; Business and Professional Women's Association; Saranac Lake Golf Club; Saranac Lake Elks Club BPOE 1508, where she was an exalted lady of the Elks; Saranac Lake Adult Center; and the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee. Katee also served on the board of directors of the Town Hall Players and Community Theater Players, was a cast member in numerous local theater productions, served as president of the Saranac Lake Women's Bowling Association and One O'Clock league, coached the Saranac Lake High School Bowling Team, coached and directed for the junior bowling league, chaired the Ladies Golf Association and Inter Club Tournament Committee, and served as chairwoman of the Winter Carnival Committee in 1980, 1983 and 1984. She was crowned queen of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival in 1985.
She is survived by two daughters: Susan Pratt and her husband Kevin of Saranac Lake and Sandra Fobare, also of Saranac Lake.
She was preceded in death by her father and her mother.
Calling hours will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home. A memorial service will immediately follow on Saturday at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas Kornmeyer officiating.
Friends wishing to remember Katee Morgan Fobare may make memorial contributions to the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, Tri-Lakes Humane Society or American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.