Katherine (Kathy) Ann Crume, 79, Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Feb. 20, 2021, at Prairie Elder Care. The family will receive visitors Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 11300 W. 103rd St., Overland Park, KS, 66214, with the rosary at 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m., immediately following the rosary. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Kathy was born in Leavenworth, Kansas, to Joseph and Maxine Larkin. She went to school at Immaculata High School and St. Mary’s College in Leavenworth. She was happily married to John Crume, was a doting mother to Janice Drake and Julie Hamel and a loving grandmother to her six grandchildren. She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
In earlier years, Kathy was involved in PTA at Apache Elementary in Overland Park, Kansas, and Campfire Girls. She also was very supportive in her daughters’ extra-curricular activities. Kathy had a network of close friends with whom she enjoyed playing bridge and canasta and was in a bowling league for many years. Kathy and John had season tickets to the Chiefs for 53 years and she was an avid fan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Maxine Larkin, her sister, Rose Mary Kempin, her father- and mother-in-law, John Crume Sr. and Louise Crume, and her aunt, Rose Mary Kimbrell.
Kathy is survived by her husband, John, her two daughters, Janice Drake (Tim) and Julie Hamel (Kevin), her six grandchildren, Zachary Drake, Morgan Hamel, Michael Drake, Andrew Drake, Logan Hamel and Jenna Drake, her sister-in-law, Pam Crume, and her nieces, Kathy Heath (Buck) and Karen Glynn (Earl).
Condolences may be left online at www.mcgilleyhoge.com
Published on February 23, 2021