Katherine Estella Alexander, 81, of Idyllwild, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005 at home.

She was born May 24, 1923 in Nodaway County, Mo.

Mrs. Alexander was a homemaker for 45 years. She enjoyed cooking and her family.

She lived in Los Angeles for 45 years and in Idyllwild for the past three years.

No services are planned. Inurnment will be private.

Arrangements are being handled by Miller-Jones Mortuary & Crematory in Hemet.

She is survived by a son, Robert Wayne Dorman of Idyllwild; a sister, Martha Stevens of Missouri; two grandchildren and three great-grandchidlren.