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Katherine Fay Correll

February 26, 1954 ~ June 22, 2022 (age 68)


Katherine Correll was born on February 26, 1954.   She passed away on June 22, 2022 at the age of 68 after battling an illness. She graduated with highest honors from both Fresno City College in 1992 with an Associate of Science Degree in Human Services and the Police Academy Post certified a few years later, despite working full time.

Katherine was a lifelong resident of Madera, California, who worked for Madera County for over 30 years, retiring at the age of 55 as the Supervising Investigator for the District Attorney. She was the youngest of four children who was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years Norman Correll, her father Tom Hunt, brother David Hunt, and her sister Joyce Blassingame.

She is survived by her mother Margie Potts, her brother, Thomas Hunt, and daughters  Lisa Marie Smeltzer and Kristen Correll-Robertson, and son Norman Correll, Jr.  sons-in-law Andy Robertson and Jayson Smeltzer.  She was blessed with many grandchildren Toni, Heather, Rachel, Shelby, Dylan, Randy, Johnathan, Hailey, Devin, Xander, Jayden, Emma and Ayla.  Katherine will be greatly missed by countless friends, family and her beloved Maltipoo Gina.

A viewing will be held Tuesday July 5, 2022 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm at Jay Chapel 1121 Roberts Ave, in Madera.

Friends and Family are invited to attend graveside service Wednesday July 6, 2022, 10:00am at Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, CA. Adjacent to Jay Chapel.


July 5, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jay Chapel
1121 Roberts Ave
Madera, CA 93637

Graveside Service
July 6, 2022

10:00 AM
Arbor Vitae Cemetery
1301 Roberts Ave
Madera, CA 93637

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