Graveside inurnment for Cathy Marie Munoz, 59, Ozawkie, will be 11 am, Thursday, October 1, 2020, at Oak Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be 5-6:30, Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
She passed peacefully on Friday, September 25, 2020, at her home.
Cathy was born August 3, 1961, in Lawrence, KS, the daughter of Shirley Ann Athey and Arthur “Sonny” Tarpy.
Her favorite hobbies were gardening and watching KU Basketball. She worked for Berry Plastics for twenty plus years.
Survivors include her loving husband, Andrew (Jim) Munoz, Ozawkie; daughter, Hannah Newton (Dakota Weishaar), Meriden; mother, Shirley (Athey) Tarpy, Lawrence; brother, Allan Tarpy, Lawrence; sister, Rebecca (Tarpy) Dilts, Lawrence; sister, Cheryl (Tarpy) Splinter (Randall), Canton, GA; two step sons, Austin Munoz (Roni), Topeka, James Munoz (Buffie), Topeka; seven grandchildren, one great grandchild, and four nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Please note, masks and social distancing are required at the funeral home. We ask for families attending the visitation abide by the 45 persons maximum regulation.
Messages & Condolences
We are so sadden by the loss of Cathy. We are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Hugs and continued prayers for healing hearts.
To All of Cathy’s family: Melissa and I were so sorry to hear Cathy had passed. Grief will turn to wonderful memories in time. Condolences from us go with you now.
Jim, I was so sorry to hear of Cathy’s passing. You were so fortunate to have this wonderful person in your life for so many years. Love is precious. Keeping you in my prayers.
Jim, my Thoughts and Prayers are with You and Yours!
Jim, I’m so sorry to hear of Cathy’s passing. Please know that I am praying for you and your family at this difficult time. Love you brother. Ron
May God comfort you and give you peace during this difficult time. She will always be with you, tucked away in your mind and heart forever. ❤️🌹
I’m so sorry to hear of Cathy’s passing. My prayers and thoughts are with your family. May she fly high with the angels that she is. ❤️
I am so sad to hear of Cathy’s passing. She was a nice lady always a kind word to say. So sorry for your loss.
So sorry for your loss to your family she was a great lady my family adore her visits hyvee
I will always remember Cathy and her sweet spirit, quiet nature, smile and laugh. We shared many great times growing up especially us riding my horse, Patches, all over town.
I am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved Cathy. My heart goes out to you all and I can only hope you all find comfort in each other during this saddest part of our lives when we have to say Goodbye to someone we love so much.
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
I am so sorry to hear of your passing. A daughter, a friend, a mother, a sister, a Nana a cousin what ever they called you, there is an empty hole that can not be filled. May the peace that surpasses all understanding surround this family. Holy Spirit bring the comfort that was promised by our Lord. Always in my thoughts and prayer.
My heart hurts for you and those who loved and treasured Cathy. I pray God gives all peace and comfort in this time of loss. Thinking of you in Texas.
Words cannot even begin to express how sorry I am. I’m thinking of you all and praying for comfort. Sending big hugs.
Sorry for your loss. She was a great lady and will be missed by many. ❤
Cathy .. Thank you for all the smiles and your kindness..
Cathy, I know you can hear us, as God’s arms are wrapped around you. You know how much you are loved by all of us here on earth. We each have peace knowing you are no longer in any pain. You will always be in our thoughts and hearts. Your family and friends are sad, and will be heartbroken for some time. Cathy, I love you so much, and will surely miss you stopping by after work to visit with Mike and I. We will think of you each and every day, especially when passing Berry Plastics!! Our love is with all of our family and friends. RIP
Shirley, we are thinking of you, love to you, Bill and Shang
So sorry for your loss Jim. I know its such a hard time for you and your family. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
So very sorry for your loss. We knew Cathy from De Queen Ark back in the 1990s. Such a lovely caring person. I’m glad she enjoyed time with her family and grands before passing. I’m wrapping my arms around you, her friends and family. Peace and comfort to you all in this time.
So very sorry for you loss, prayers
I love you Aunt Cathy! I will never forget the memories we have made. 😘
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