Katherine Harper

Obituary of Katherine "Katie" Harper

Katherine "Katie" Harper



      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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