Kathleen "Kay" Norris McLean 90, St. Joseph, MO

Published 06/30 2014 08:43AM

Updated 06/30 2014 08:47AM

Kathleen "Kay" Norris McLean 90, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Thursday June 26, 2014 at a Kansas City hospice facility.

She was born July 8, 1923 on a farm near Glasgow, Missouri daughter of Della & Erskin Ballew.

She married Melvin McLean on February 10, 1944 while he was on leave from WWII.

She graduated from Glasgow High School and attended business college. She was a homemaker, who was a very fine cook, and seamstress. She was active in the PEO Sisterhood, and her church the Wyatt Park Christian Church.

Kay was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin K. McLean, a sister, Ruth Ballew, and her parents.

She is survived by son, Kirt (Robin) McLean of Kansas City, MO, daughter, Cindy (Tom) Schrader of Mission, KS, four grandchildren, Lindsay McLean, Nick McLean, Katie Schrader, and Jeff Schrader, four great-grandchildren, Mack, Harper, Olivia & Emma Kay, and two sisters, June Asbury, and Billie Gebhardt.

A memorial service will be held Monday, June 30, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Wyatt Park Christian Church. Dr. Scott Kilgore officiating. Cremation under the care of the Rupp Funeral Home. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com

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