Funeral services for Kathryn L. Heck, 89, Overland Park, formerly of Lawrence, will be held at 10am Tuesday, June 21, at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Heck died Friday at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. She was born Aug. 26, 1921 in Lawrence the daughter of Charles Arthur and Ruby Alma McLean Wise.
Mrs. Heck was a life long Lawrence area resident. She attended Bismark Grade School and graduated from Liberty Memorial High in 1939. After high school she attended the University of Kansas and Lawrence Business College. Kathryn was a homemaker and enjoyed many bridge groups. Family was her life, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She married Howard F. Heck on January 25, 1942, in Lawrence. He preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 1985. For many years they farmed and raised cattle north of Lawrence.
Mrs. Heck was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Dick Wise, and a sister Helen Heck Taylor.
Survivors include a son Fred Heck of Ottawa, daughters Sherry Nelson and husband David of Lawrence, and Becky Isaac and husband Larry of Overland Park, grandchildren Lisa Talley, Missi Carpenter, Kelli Curry and Kristi Stallings, and 6 great-grandchildren, Brandi, Haley, Kassie, Regan, Reese and Colton.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or Odyssey Hospice in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com.