Kathleen “Kathy” Sue Kendrick, age 74, of Linn, passed away Friday, December 9, 2022, at the University of Missouri Hospital surrounded by family.
She was born in Indian Creek, on April 8, 1948, one of six children to the late Joseph and Helen (Adams) Maher.
On June 27, 1970, at St. Stephens Catholic Church in Indian Creek, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Eugene Kendrick, who preceded her in death on April 24, 2009.
Kathy graduated in 1966 from Holy Rosary High School in Monroe City. She attended Gem City College in Quincy, IL.
She was a babysitter for many years before beginning work at Scholastic, Inc until her retirement.
Kathy was a member of St. George Catholic Church in Linn, where she was an eucharistic minister. Before moving to a nursing home, she enjoyed attending weekday mass and going out to breakfast with friends.
She enjoyed sewing, crafting, and reading in her spare time.
Kathy is survived by; one son; Eric (Kerri) Kendrick of St. Charles; two daughters, Nicole Jenkins of Holts Summit and Carla (Travis) Ousley of Brazito; three brothers, Gerald (Diane) Maher of Gilford, New Hampshire; Mike (Trish) Maher of Kearney and Pat Maher of Osage Beach; two sisters, Mary (Hank) Burns of St. Louis, Carol Cary of St. Louis, one brother-in-law, James Kendrick of Hannibal; four sisters-in-law; Mary Isabelle Pipkin of Hannibal, Patti Green of Hannibal, Debbie Kendrick of Monroe City and Regina Boyer of Palmyra; four grandchildren; Taylor and Cole Ousley and Aiden and Ashlyn Jenkins along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband of thirty-eight years, Kathy was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters in law.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at St. George Catholic Church with Fr. Colin Franklin as the Celebrant. Interment will be in the St. George Parish Cemetery in Linn.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. George Catholic Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com