Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Kathleen Louise Russo (Bolls)\n\n\r\n\t\t\t\tKathleen Louise Russo (Bolls) born on October 2, 1947 in San Pedro, CA and died on her 70th birthday on October 2, 2017 in Provo, UT, at home surrounded by her loved ones.\n\nKathleen was the 2nd oldest of 9 children of the Royce and Aryan (Honey) Bolls family. She loved the ocean and the sea side town she was born and raised in. She married Matthew J. Russo on September 29, 1967 in Long Beach, CA. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Together side by side they raised 5 children.\n\nShe is survived by her loving husband Matthew Russo, her 5 children and spouses – Matthew John (Marjorie) Russo of Yucaipa, CA, Jason (Renae) Russo of St. George, UT, Patrick (Marisa) Russo of Clearfield, UT, Andrew (Elizabeth) Russo of Salt Lake City, UT, Aryan (Robert) Morgan of Heber City, UT, 22 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers, 3 sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.\n\nShe was preceded in death by her granddaughter Lauren Russo, parents Royce Bolls and Aryan (O’Ryan) Bates, her in-laws Natale and Agatha (Ida) Russo, sisters Lana Pepe and Aryan Moreno, and her brother-in-law Bart Russo and cousin Marie Ungaro. Also Sarah Bolls and Sky Pepe\n\nShe was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Since joining in 1972 she served in many church callings. She was also very involved in her children’s school and community. She was a grey whale census taker at Point Vincente in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA from 2006-2012. She loved T.V., dancing, P.J.s and baking. She loved the ocean and long drives on the coast of California. She collected sea glass, sea shells, lighthouses, and clocks. She loved birds, yard sales, and making friends everywhere she went. Kathleen loved her family so dearly. She gave away her treasures sharing everything she had, always thinking of others.\n\nShe had such an innate way to make all that she knew feel unconditional love. If she loved you, you knew it and she never hesitated to tell you. Her love and zeal for life and faith radiated from her infectious smile. She could light up any room with her outgoing personality. She was the most devoted wife, mother, and friend. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.