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Katherine (Kearse) Idleburg

May 25, 1931 ~ September 22, 2017 (age 86)

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Life Reflections

Katherine Idleburg, 86, passed away September 22, 2017 in Olympia, Washington.  She was born May 25, 1931 to Thomas and Ethyl Kearse in Kansas City, Missouri.  She lived in Kansas City Kansas, from 1958 to August 2016.  She lived with her son in Olympia, WA for the last 13 months.

Katherine graduated from Lincoln High School, and earned her BA and MA in Education from the University of Kansas.  She was an elementary school teacher for 30 years.  Katherine married Joshua B. Idleburg on August 4, 1956 in Kansas City, Missouri. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, basketball, and volleyball.  She was a member of New Life Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son; Gary L. Idleburg; daughter, Carol Y. Idleburg; and sisters, Rochelle Sanders and Jenette Harris.


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
October 7, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First A.M.E. Church
1111 N. 8th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66102

AKA Soraority Service
Saturday
October 7, 2017

9:30 AM
First A.M.E. Church
1111 N. 8th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66102

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 7, 2017

11:00 AM
First A.M.E. Church
1111 N. 8th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66102

Interment
Monday
October 9, 2017

9:00 AM
Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
395 Biddle Blvd.
Leavenworth, KS 66027


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