In Memory of Katherine Lee Green, 1918-2017 | Obituary | St. Joseph Mo

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Katherine Lee Green,  1918-2017  | Obituary | St. Joseph Mo Katherine Lee Green, 98, St. Joseph, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017.

She was born March 31, 1918, in Clearmont, Missouri, to Everett and Mamie (Cox) Gray, they preceded her in death.

Katherine married Harry Franklin Green, also of Clearmont, in 1943. He preceded her in death October of 1979.

She graduated from Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, and later received her Masters Degree at Colorado State College, in Greeley, Colorado.

She was a guidance counselor at Central High School, Bode Middle School, and also taught English, Speech, and Drama, at Farragut and Leon, Iowa.

She was also an active member of PEO and The Bode Book Club. After the Columbine High School tragedy in 1999, Katherine came out of retirement and traveled to Columbine, Colorado, to assist with the counseling of the children.

Katherine enjoyed traveling, music, and theatre, and loved children, helping them in any way she could.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Freudenthal Home Health Care and Crossroads Hospice for their loving care.

She was also preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Heyen.

Survivors include: son, Bob Green, Kansas City, Missouri; nephew, Joe Heyen, Kansas City; and niece, Ann Heyen, Portland, Oregon.

 The family will gather with friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 31st at Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Farewell Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Ashland United Methodist Church.

Interment: Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Noyes Home, in honor of Katherine.