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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Kathleen (Katie) Rose Yoakam

  • Kathleen (Katie) Rose Yoakam


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  • Kathleen (Katie) Rose Yoakam
    Born September 11 ,-1952 Passed July-28,-2012
    On July 28,2012 Katie lost her battle with cancer. Katie was the daughter of Robert and Rose Catherine Aaron of Leavenworth, KS. She was married to Terry Yoakam on August 10,1974. She is the mother of Joshua & Jessica (Stolz) Yoakam and Aaron & Felicia (Planco) Yoakam. She is Nanny (Grandmother) to Ainsley, Bayne, Greysen, and Tobias Yoakam.
    Katie received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Pittsburg State University in 1974 and Masters of Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Saint Mary in 2005. Katie taught for both the Lansing School District USD 469 and the Leavenworth School District USD 453 for a total of twenty-two years combined.
    Working with first graders was her passion, teaching reading her joy, but her family was her life.
    Visitation to be held at Davis Funeral Chapel Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M .with the Rosary at 6 P.M.  Funeral Mass to be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, August 2, 2012.
    In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation in memory of Katie Yoakam. Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation P.O. Box 969 Leavenworth, KS 66048.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the Davis Funeral Chapel.
     
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