Kathryn Anne Gilbert, 55, of Mountain Center, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007 at Hemet Valley Medical Center.

She was born April 14, 1951 in Los Angeles to Kenneth and Mary Carreiro.

Mrs. Gilbert worked 10 years as a cook and also worked for 88 Far East Trading Co.

She was president of the American Legion Post 800 Women’s Auxiliary, a member of the Republican Party and a loving mother.

A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Legion, 54360 Marion View Drive. A buffet will be served after the service. The family requests that flowers be delivered to the Legion. The Legion also will accept donations for Mrs. Gilbert’s husband. Burial will be private.

She is survived by her husband, Richard “Tim” Gilbert of Mountain Center; a son, Hap Gilbert and wife Melissa of Hemet; two grandchildren, Johnathon and Chet Gilbert; four brothers, Chris Carreiro of Arrowhead, Geoff Carreiro of Mammoth, Brian Carreiro and wife Rachel of La Quinta, and Peter Carreiro of Glendale; three sisters, Margaret Carreiro of Tempe, Ariz., Moira Arjani and husband Zubin of La Crescenta, and Alicia Peterson and husband Dennis of Bella Vista, Ark.