Catherine “Katy” Marie Maghetti: ‘A Sweet, Magical, Kind-hearted Soul, With an Adorable Giggle’

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It is with heavy hearts we mourn the loss of Catherine “Katy” Marie Maghetti of Laytonville, California. She passed away tragically, and too soon, as a passenger in a vehicle accident on Friday, August 25th, 2017. She was born in Santa Rosa to Jerry Maghetti and Jayne Underhill Maghetti on September 21, 1963.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and her dear son’s father, Preston Landis, formerly of Laytonville.

She is survived by her beloved son, Dylan Landis of Laytonville; her siblings: Madeline Petersen (Larry) of Oakland, Nancy Maghetti of Santa Rosa, Marilyn Maghetti of Chico, Rick Maghetti of Palm Desert, great uncles Jim Underhill of Cloverdale and Richard Underhill of San Francisco, numerous loving cousins, and a community of many wonderful life-long friends.

Katy was a one-of- a-kind woman with a sweet, magical, kind-hearted soul, and an adorable giggle. Her proudest accomplishment was watching her wonderful son, Dylan Landis, grow into such an incredible man. He meant the world to Katy and was her greatest love; they were quite a team on the mountain. She was a rock hound at heart and enjoyed being outside and gardening. Katy was a goofball that would humor you with the craziest stories! A kind and caring friend to many in her community, she will be greatly missed.

A Celebration of Life is being planned in Laytonville so we can all share our stories, and laugh as we remember the magic of Katy Maghetti.



  • Really going to miss that sweet giggle!!

  • She will be missed.Her spirit will always be loved and remembered. She died on the mountain we all love so dearly,Spyrock.
    Thank you for putting this in your paper and on the internet.
    I Love You Katy your friend of 30 years and neighbor. Joelle

  • Dear Katy-this was such a surprise to all of us and now we are grieving and sharing memories of our lives with you. You have always been known for your giggle, your beautiful and funny way of seeing life, your love for Dylan and so many memories of growing up together. You are and will continue to be missed. Please take care of your soul and pop in and visit all of us when you have time.

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