Katherine “Katie” Harper, 76, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care.
She was born September 25, 1942.
Katie was a member of the Shamrock Sisters (Lafayette Class of 1960 Alumni Group), operated G & L Bookstore and K 8’s ceramics.
She loved a good rummage sale, enjoyed crafting and ceramics.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Lucille (Yager) Leaverton; son, Larry M. Harper; brothers, Jack and Gary Leaverton; grandson, Arik Harper, and great-grandson, Elwood Wildbill.
Survivors include sons, Victor Harper (Lisa), Richard Harper (Kerrie), Philip Harper (Dee); 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Eddie D. Leaverton (Donna); sister, Nancy Case; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the funeral home.
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